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Plug

Plug

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Electrical equipment
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Dr Jeannie Devitt collection no. 1
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Paintbrushes
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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Canister

Canister

Rae Page collection
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Canisters
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Remains of a

Remains of a "Pepper box" revolver

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Revolvers
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Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Chinese Miners
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1845
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Dustpan

Dustpan

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Pro legal abortion badge

Pro legal abortion badge

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Political badges
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Sandhurst Industrial Exhibition 1879 'Wax Flowers'

Sandhurst Industrial Exhibition 1879 'Wax Flowers'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1879
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Hacksaw with thin long blade

Hacksaw with thin long blade

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Hacksaws
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Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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United States of America
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Stanley
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1980
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Letter

Letter

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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Artist's No.4 paintbrush

Artist's No.4 paintbrush

Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Paintbrushes
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India
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2001
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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Dr Jeannie Devitt collection no. 1
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Paintbrushes
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Photographic glass plate holder

Photographic glass plate holder

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Photographic plate holders
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New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1904
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Programme of the Tour & Matches arranged for the First Visit of the Australian Women's Cricket Team, 1937

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Alicia Walsh collection
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Programs
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England, United Kingdom
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Pollard Publications
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1937
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Wooden scabbard for a machette

Wooden scabbard for a machette

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Scabbards
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Convict love token from T. Niundy, 1839

Convict love token from T. Niundy, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bow Saw

Bow Saw

Ron Bell collection
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Bow saws
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Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Mittens
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TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Signs
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Torrens Island, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Convict love token engraved with the name Maule Fox

Convict love token engraved with the name Maule Fox

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Film spools
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Convict love token from Joseph Hickman, 1829

Convict love token from Joseph Hickman, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Metal mug

Metal mug

Dr Jeannie Devitt collection no. 1
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Mugs
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Glass bottle with covering of woven wicker

Glass bottle with covering of woven wicker

Anne Girard collection
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Wine bottles
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Dresden, Germany
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A G F Glasind
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Enamel coffeepot

Enamel coffeepot

Anne Girard collection
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Coffeepots
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Small scale models
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Scriber

Scriber

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Convict love token from David Odwell, 1836

Convict love token from David Odwell, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening in Winter badge

'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening in Winter badge

Ivy Lovric collection
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Badges
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Alex Stitt Mr
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1988
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Convict love token from T.C., 17th July 1787

Convict love token from T.C., 17th July 1787

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Get Australia working

Get Australia working

Fred Daly collection
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Political badges
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Woy Woy Champion 1925 medal

Woy Woy Champion 1925 medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1925
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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White, open-weave hair net

White, open-weave hair net

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hairnets
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Doll with porcelain head, arms and lower legs, and fabric body and lower legs

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dolls
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Hand operated meat mincer

Hand operated meat mincer

Thompson Family collection
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Meat mincers
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Kodak camera case

Kodak camera case

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1926
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Oval thin metal pie baking dish

Oval thin metal pie baking dish

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Pie dishes
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Coat-hanger with a red nylon knitted cover

Coat-hanger with a red nylon knitted cover

Beverly Silby collection
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Coat-hangers
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Leyland Atlantean double-decker bus known as the 'Peace Bus'

Leyland Atlantean double-decker bus known as the 'Peace Bus'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Buses
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England
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Leyland Motors
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1971
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Convict love token from Michal Newby, 1841

Convict love token from Michal Newby, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Five large watercolour brushes

Five large watercolour brushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1970
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Masonic Honorary Life Member no. H1148

Masonic Honorary Life Member no. H1148

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Membership badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Leslie H. Gale
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Red glass ball on wire

Red glass ball on wire

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Box of metal components and accessories for projector

Box of metal components and accessories for projector

Ron Bell collection
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Projector components
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Radio with handset, speaker, and antenna

Radio with handset, speaker, and antenna

Les Hiddins collection
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Radios
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Barrett Communications Pty Ltd
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1976
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Solidarity.  Nie Czekaj Pomoz!

Solidarity. Nie Czekaj Pomoz!

Henryk Sikora collection
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Political badges
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Poland
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Mr A Reid, President Press Gallery

Mr A Reid, President Press Gallery

Alan Reid collection
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Identity badges
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Household candle boxe with five original candles and accessories, Ballarat goldfields

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Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Storage boxes
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Viola made by William Holliday, 1963

Viola made by William Holliday, 1963

Raymond Holliday collection
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Violas
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Lapel badge from Order of Australia set, Member - General Division, Male

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Governor-General collection
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Badges
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Royal Australian Mint
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Collar box and collar

Collar box and collar

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 2
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Collars
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Australian Cricketer Victor Trumper in batting attire

Australian Cricketer Victor Trumper in batting attire

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Victor T. Trumper
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1913
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