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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Composing stick

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Les Robertson collection
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Composing stick

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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Handbooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Joint House Department
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1930
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Merryweather horse-drawn manual pump unit fire cart

Merryweather horse-drawn manual pump unit fire cart

Geoff Gray collection
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London, England
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Merryweather Engineering Co
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Les Robertson collection
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Third panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Les Robertson collection
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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Views of the Federal Capital Territory. Australia

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sir George F. Pearce
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1924
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Wet specimen - Young kangaroo from pouch

Wet specimen - Young kangaroo from pouch

MacKenzie collection
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Fourth panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Farm wagon used by Benjamin James Stocks and Sons

Farm wagon used by Benjamin James Stocks and Sons

Benjamin James Stocks and Sons collection
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Gawler, South Australia, Australia
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J Byrne, Wagon-builder
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1900
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Indenture paper for Lesley Alfred Robertson's apprenticeship...

Les Robertson collection
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Salad spoon

Salad spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Salad fork and spoon

Salad fork and spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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1913 Austral Otis steamroller used during the construction of Canberra in the late 1920s

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Alan Marr collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Department of Home Affairs
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The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at Molonglo

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

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Monotype, Beket Information

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Salad fork

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WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table-cabinet

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Joyce Riley collection
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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Dark wooden rocking chair

Dark wooden rocking chair

Joyce Riley collection
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United States of America
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Companion of The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George, awarded to Dr J H L Cumpston

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Cumpston Family collection
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Fifth panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Rickety blue wooden wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Les Robertson collection
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Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Margaret Gibb collection
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First panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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