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

Letter of congratulations from I. A. Nowland to Edna Thompso...

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Australian Government Bentley 'S' Series 3 black saloon motor car used by Sir Robert Menzies

Australian Government Bentley 'S' Series 3 black saloon moto...

Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Motor cars
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Crewe, Cheshire, England
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Rolls Royce
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1964
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Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Kitchen scales
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Oval shaped washing basket

Oval shaped washing basket

Noel Keith collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Vertigan
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1958
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Brown leather-look vinyl briefcase used by Hon Peter Walsh while he was a senator for Western Australia

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Hon Peter Walsh collection
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Briefcases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Peter A. Walsh
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1974
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Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shapes

Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shap...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery

Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1977
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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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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Draughts

Draughts

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Board games
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Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1932
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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Press pass for Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1977

Press pass for Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1977

Graeme Thomson collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1977
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1926 Crossley Landaulette 'Canberra' car used for the 1927 Royal Tour and at the opening of Parliament House

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Victor Alberts collection no. 1
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Motor cars
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Manchester, England
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Crossley Motors Ltd
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1926
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Cooling brick for esky

Cooling brick for esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Coolers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Hatfield
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1963
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

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Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Fawn NCR 32 accounting machine, serial number 710250

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Accounting machines
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Pine corner cabinet from the Prime Minister's Lodge, Canberr...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1770
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Salad fork and spoon

Salad fork and spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Pale green metal pram

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1948
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Instruction manual for the National Class 31 series accounti...

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Wallpaper with a pink background with a floral design

Noel Keith collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Noel W. Keith
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1960
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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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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Wallpaper with a pink background with a floral design

Noel Keith collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Noel W. Keith
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1960
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Cupboard made from an old packing case

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cupboards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1953
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Governor-General's dispatch box with the initials of King George VI (GRVI) on its side, 1937-1952

Governor-General's dispatch box with the initials of King Ge...

Susan Colquhoun collection no. 2
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Dispatch boxes
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Office of the Governor-General
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1937
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Salad fork

Salad fork

Joyce Riley collection
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Salad forks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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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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Plates
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England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Margaret Gibb collection
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Plates
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England
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Mr George Hodgson
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1885
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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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Fire engines
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London, England
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Merryweather Engineering Co
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1824
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Salad spoon

Salad spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Tapestry of the Great Wall of China, given to Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in China, and subsequently hung in ALP Heaquarters at John Curtin House

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Great Wall of China Tapestry collection
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Tapestries
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Hon Edward G. Whitlam
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1973
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Sixth 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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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Operating manuals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Rickety blue wooden wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Wheelbarrows
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Knock & Kirby
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1913
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Namarodo Spirit by Marrainmol

Namarodo Spirit by Marrainmol

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Marrainmol
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1970
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Mahogany single bed with empire scroll sides from the Prime ...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Beds
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1926
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Revo R44 electric oven and stove top

J Hyeronimus collection
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Cooking equipment
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Staffordshire, England
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Revo Electric Co. Ltd.
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1937
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Aluminium pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Pressure cookers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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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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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Instruction manual for a Sharp CS-761 electronic printing ca...

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Manuals
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Superannuation Fund Investment Trust
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1976
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Green galvanised steel Malleys Esky

Green galvanised steel Malleys Esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Eskies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Malleys
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1963
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George IV extendable wooden dining table on pedestal from th...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Dining tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1926
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Small stroller with red vinyl seat, white wooden sides, and metal frame

Small stroller with red vinyl seat, white wooden sides, and ...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Strollers
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Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1949
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Ledger procedures instruction manual for the National Cash R...

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Mahogany single bed with empire scroll sides from the Prime ...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1926
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Second 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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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Silver Jubilee visit 1977 medallion in presentation folder

Silver Jubilee visit 1977 medallion in presentation folder

TV Stokes collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1977
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Sign

Sign "11-11-75", used tp protest the dismissal of the Whitla...

John Davenport collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tom Barlow
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1977
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White cotton margala bedspread

Dorothy Whittem collection
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Bedspreads
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Canada
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Mrs Susan J. Haslett
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1880
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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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Repco 'Roadster' bicycle, used by Bill Thorn in Melbourne and Canberra from 1947-1981

Repco 'Roadster' bicycle, used by Bill Thorn in Melbourne an...

Bill Thorn collection
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Bicycles
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Australia
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1947
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