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Man bending to hit ball with cricket bat, two children behind near wicket fence and a clothesline nearby

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Program titled 'Community Concert, First Fleet Re-enactment 1988 Bicentennial'

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Paperback book by Ely Culbertson titled 'Contract Bridge Self-Teacher'

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Letter of congratulations from I. A. Nowland to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter of congratulations from Paul Wright to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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1859
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Boot hook

Boot hook

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Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

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Pamphlet titled 'P&O Orient Lines Wellington'

Pamphlet titled 'P&O Orient Lines Wellington'

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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

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South Africa, Africa
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1955
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Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

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Photograph 'from slopes of Black Mt across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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1971
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Telegram to Miss Edna Thompson from Macolm Fraser

Telegram to Miss Edna Thompson from Macolm Fraser

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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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Letter of congratulations from Peter Bailey to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Edna M. Thompson
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Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young blonde girl (possibly Pat) sitting on the grass in front of a house

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Letter of congratulations from Jim Scholtens to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Edna M. Thompson
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Photograph of Edna Thompson and Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

Photograph of Edna Thompson and Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1934
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Main Road Map of Japan, 1953

Main Road Map of Japan, 1953

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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Hugh Patton to Edna Thompson on receipt of her British Empire Medal

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Pair of surgical forceps

Pair of surgical forceps

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Autograph book containing humorous messages written by Edna Thompson's school friends 1926-1928

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Edna M. Thompson
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Small paper book titled

Small paper book titled "Movement" No.5, edited by Thea Stan...

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Thea S. Hughes
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Four girls, two seated on the grass and two standing behind in a garden setting

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Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick dark clouds above. 1935

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Letter and envelope

Letter and envelope

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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter of congratulations from Senator Susan Ryan to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Australian Short Stories

Australian Short Stories

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Large gathering of men and women in formal attire - Australia Day 26.1.52  18 Clifton Karachi

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1952
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Booklet titled 'NRMA Touring Grounds Around Sydney'

Booklet titled 'NRMA Touring Grounds Around Sydney'

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The National Roads and Motorists' Association
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Booklet titled 'Sydney and New South Wales'

Booklet titled 'Sydney and New South Wales'

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Booklet titled 'Canberra Amateur Swimming Club 50 Years Anniversary'

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 1955

Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 19...

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Photograph of Edna Thompson and another woman

Photograph of Edna Thompson and another woman

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Edna M. Thompson
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Letter of congratulations from C.L. Hewitt to Edna Thompson on receipt of her British Empire Medal

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Edna M. Thompson
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Small white enamel cup with blue rim but without a handle

Small white enamel cup with blue rim but without a handle

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Photograph 'from slopes of Black Mt across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Photograph of Edna Thompson and 'Tuppy' Franz, Martin Place Sydney, 1934

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Martin Place, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1934
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Two women and a small girl with a hat sitting on a wal with the sea in the distance.

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Copper dustpan and brush

Copper dustpan and brush

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Travel brochure for 'South African Railways. The Blue Train. Pretoria-Cape Town'

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Trophy and stand

Trophy and stand

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10 ounce measuring cup

10 ounce measuring cup

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Booklet titled 'Pacific Highway Northern Suburbs Sydney to Newcastle'

Booklet titled 'Pacific Highway Northern Suburbs Sydney to N...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esperanto reading in part

Esperanto reading in part "Gvidilo de Wellington ...".

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How to make good pictures

How to make good pictures

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Notebook

Notebook

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Sharpening steel

Sharpening steel

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Haji Sir Abdullah Haroon Memorial Tennis Tournament 1951 Ladies Doubles trophy

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Pakistan
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Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

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Instructions for playing Contract Bridge

Instructions for playing Contract Bridge

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Information booklet titled 'South African Quiz'

Information booklet titled 'South African Quiz'

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South Africa, Africa
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Letter of congratulations from Judy to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Edna M. Thompson
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Sydney Tourist Map

Sydney Tourist Map

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

Two women (Edna Thompson on right) walking along a pavement.

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Cardboard box

Cardboard box

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Photograph of 'Spring Bank Island from slopes Black Mt, 1971'

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Spring Bank Island, Lake Burley Griffin, Acton, Canberra, Australia...
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Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

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The Cocktail Book

The Cocktail Book

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Deep rectangular off-white enamel dish

Deep rectangular off-white enamel dish

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