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Propert 'Trailaway' touring caravan, a unique example built by the company in 1956 for advertising purposes

Propert 'Trailaway' touring caravan, a unique example built ...

Thomas Propert collection
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Caravans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Propert Co
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1956
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Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Frederick Edmunds collection
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Aeroplanes
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1942
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1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

Green's Motorcade Museum collection
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Motor cars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Delaunay-Belleville
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1913
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Banaitscha/Banatja - # 1 of 5

Banaitscha/Banatja - # 1 of 5

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1956
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Vans
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England
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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Program for the official opening of J.B Young Limited, Queanbeyan, May 23 1956

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Programs
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1956
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Douglas Seaton collection
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Spearheads
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1956
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Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Snowy Mountains Authority, Cabramurra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cabramurra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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Television studio camera used in 1956 to transmit the first regular television program in Australia from the studios of TCN Channel 9, Sydney

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Hans Wetzel collection
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Television cameras
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Darmstadt, Germany
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Fernseh GmbH
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1955
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Carpet runner

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Floor runners
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Cardboard Henderson hat box

Bothwell Museum collection
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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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RC Henderson
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1950
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Model wooden dugout canoe carved from one piece of wood

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1956
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Broadmouth metal shovel with a D-shaped wooden handle

Broadmouth metal shovel with a D-shaped wooden handle

Reginald Alder collection no. 2
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Shovels
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Epping, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Reginald F. Adler
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1940
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Hatchet with a flaked stone head in bent wood

Hatchet with a flaked stone head in bent wood

William Ewart Williams collection
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Hatchets
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Muttama, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1938
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Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Faulding's Essence of Coffee and Chicory

Bothwell Museum collection
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Coffee containers
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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F H Faulding & Co Ltd
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1940
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Bedspread

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bedspreads
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Make-do high-backed pine packing case chair

Make-do high-backed pine packing case chair

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Chairs
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Burrogate, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1926
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Double Bedspread

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Iron tricycle c.1900

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1900
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Link Trainer flight simulator, RAAF No. A13-34, used to train pilots at 10 EFTS, Temora, 1941-1945

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Department of Transport collection
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Flight simulators
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United States of America
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Link Aviation Devices Inc
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1941
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Builder's spirit level

Builder's spirit level

Reginald Alder collection no. 2
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Spirit levels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Reginald F. Adler
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1945
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metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "COM, C...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Ampol hand-operated kerosene pump used by Cecil Firth at his family grocery store in Coonamble, New South Wales

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Ron Bell collection
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Pumps
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Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Cecil Firth
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1924
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Billboard advertising poster for the FJ Holden Sedan 'The Beautiful Holden, Australia's Own Car'

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Robin Hart and Leo Duffy collection
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Billboards
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GM Holden Ltd
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1953
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Bark painting depicting pukamani patterns by Deaf Tommy in Snake Bay, Melville Island, 1965

Bark painting depicting pukamani patterns by Deaf Tommy in S...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Deaf Tommy, Pukualamiri
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1956
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "BLS"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "AAA"

Cregan Family collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Model wooden canoe

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1956
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "LOX"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Single bed sheet

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bedsheets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Don't forget Lux for all fine washing!

Bothwell Museum collection
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Advertising signs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1940
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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The New Holden Station Sedans, for the FE Series Holdens

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 1
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Advertising posters
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Adze

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William Ewart Williams collection
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North-western Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1956
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