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Soldiers' Pay Book of James Taylor

Soldiers' Pay Book of James Taylor

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Account records
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Piano accordion and case

Piano accordion and case

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Musical instruments
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British Scouts district badge, Liverpool

British Scouts district badge, Liverpool

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Folding metal coat-hanger covered in a navy blue fabric used for travelling

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Lois Grosse collection
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Coat-hangers
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Free Nelson Mandela

Free Nelson Mandela

Kerry Browning collection
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Banners
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South Africa, Africa
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Nelson R. Mandela
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1990
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Girl's fancy dress garment, hand-painted with cartoons and caricatures showing the work of the Heidelberg Unemployment Bureau

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Patricia Worthington collection
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Fancy dress costumes
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Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Chalcraft
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1930
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Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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William P. Faithfull
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1865
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Necklaces
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother, who is wearing a silver crown and metallic gold dress

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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PND People for Nuclear Disarmament

PND People for Nuclear Disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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I Own a Nuclear Target

I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring visible on the outside

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Models
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Not provided
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1985
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Cricket

Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Horace G. Hutchinson
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1903
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Lime green crocheted wool egg cosy in the shape of a chicken

Lime green crocheted wool egg cosy in the shape of a chicken

Lois Grosse collection
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Covers
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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T-shirt worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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T-shirts
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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Crocheted lace collar

Crocheted lace collar

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Collars
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Coiled basket titled 'Karadi' made from natural fibres, cloth and plastic strips, titled 'Recycled'

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Lennah Newson collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Lennah Newson
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2002
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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1885
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1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Hard black plastic jewellery box

Hard black plastic jewellery box

Jack Heenan collection
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Jewellery boxes
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GM Holden Ltd
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Pair of ladies lace-up wedding shoes

Pair of ladies lace-up wedding shoes

Stella Taber collection
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Wedding shoes
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General Motors Holden drawing, Body Trim Instruction Design K, Part No 7407267

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Holden Designs collection
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Design drawings
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GM Holden Ltd
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Australian Bravery Decorations set, Cross of Valour

Australian Bravery Decorations set, Cross of Valour

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Red thread cotton reel

Red thread cotton reel

Muriel Kelly collection
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Cotton reels
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Birthday greeting card 'Compliments of the Season'

Birthday greeting card 'Compliments of the Season'

Australian War Memorial collection
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Birthday cards
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Harriet Field
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White damask table centre with drawn thread work

White damask table centre with drawn thread work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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1930
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Coat hanger with a crocheted cream and apricot woollen cover

Coat hanger with a crocheted cream and apricot woollen cover

Beverly Silby collection
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Coat-hangers
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calvin Smith
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1997
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1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Victoria, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1949
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Green and floral brocade open-front robe with

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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England
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Clarice V. Anderson
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1730
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"Word Making and Word Taking" and "The Grab Game"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Games
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16 fabric-covered buttons

16 fabric-covered buttons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Buttons
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' t-shirt

'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' t-shirt

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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T-shirts
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1988
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Nova Peris' 400m gold medal from the 2001 Australian National Championships (Athletics)

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Nova Peris
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2001
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Woven fabric skirt

Woven fabric skirt

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Skirts
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Scheme

Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Sch...

Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Industrial Safety Services
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1950
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Bathurst to Sydney 1927 - Fastest time sash

Bathurst to Sydney 1927 - Fastest time sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1927
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Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Conway Tighe collection
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Bags
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Scouts state tape badge Victoria

Australian Scouts state tape badge Victoria

Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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Globe for an Aldis Butcher projector

Globe for an Aldis Butcher projector

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Electric light globes
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United Kingdom
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General Electric Company
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Franklin River Blockade

Franklin River Blockade

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Salmon coloured ball of wool

Salmon coloured ball of wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Yarns
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10 for 66 and all that

10 for 66 and all that

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Arthur A. Mailey
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1958
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Scout lanyard

Scout lanyard

Robin Maloney collection
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Uniform accessories
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Ecru linen shaped bag edged with mauve bias binding and embroidered with

Ecru linen shaped bag edged with mauve bias binding and embr...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Storage bags
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Azanian Women

Azanian Women

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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General Motors Holden drawing, Body Trim Instruction Design AC, Part No 7409251

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Holden Designs collection
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Design drawings
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GM Holden Ltd
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Round cloth with crochet edge and three groups of embroidered flowers

Round cloth with crochet edge and three groups of embroidere...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Table linen
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More Cricket Prints

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Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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R C. Robertson-Glascow
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1948
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Case for Nova Peris' 4 x 100m relay gold medal from the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Presentation cases
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Nova Peris
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1998
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Member of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) awarded to Sheila Ruth Collett on 1 January 1957

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Sheila Ruth Collett collection
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Medals
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England
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Royal Mint
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1952
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