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Cricket ball with two labels, inscribed, 'Inter-State Cricket, South Australian Collapse, All out for 90, Victoria win by 268' and 'Second Innings scoreboard of South Australia', 1923

Cricket ball with two labels, inscribed, 'Inter-State Cricke...

Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket balls
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1922
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Carrying a dead man back to his native town, Kalgan 25.6.1914

Carrying a dead man back to his native town, Kalgan 25.6.191...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Pris...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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A camel in difficulties - fallen on the slippery road with a load. Kalgan, Nov. 1914

A camel in difficulties - fallen on the slippery road with a...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bailey wood plane

Bailey wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Composing rule

Composing 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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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Panel of six painted tiles that depicts a kangaroo in a landscape

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Terence Lane collection
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Decorative panels
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England, United Kingdom
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1920
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, with stairs in the front centre and a brick wall at the front

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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Mallets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Shell spoon

Shell spoon

Papuan Official collection
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Spoons
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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B.A.T. M.B. Tar Kwang Tung anchored off Shameen Canton Oct 1921

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Straight back panel saw

Straight back panel saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1922 to 1923

Tirranna Picnic Race Club account book, 1922 to 1923

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Account books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Bank of New South Wales
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1922
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Safrony and the 10 B.A.T. dealers of Yunnanfu in between Mch 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Composing rule

Composing 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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Ashtray handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Ashtray handcrafted from an elephant seal vertebra

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Ashtrays
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1955
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Child's skis

Child's skis

Margret Doring collection
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Skis
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone axe blade

Stone axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Axe heads
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Chambers Pillar, Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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P.D.L. 10 Mile Road Championship 1923 sash

P.D.L. 10 Mile Road Championship 1923 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1923
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Composing rule

Composing 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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Photograph of a pagoda enclosed by a long one story building with a stone wall behind it

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Harnessing in dogs and preparing to start, Captain's sledge party

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Registered envelope addressed to J H Collinson Close, Mosman, NSW

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John Collinson Close collection
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Envelopes
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Litt...

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Bridge over a river

Bridge over a river

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Pair of unmatched overmittens

Pair of unmatched overmittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Mittens
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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The opening of a new shop by one of our dealers. Note the flag decorations Kalgan Feb 1915

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Hungarian popular science magazine - Termeszettudomanyi Kozlony

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazines
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1964
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Yunnanfu to Huihchow in Szezhuan province. Oct 1919

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1924
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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Carved bird

Carved bird

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Nail punch

Nail punch

John Docker collection
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Punches
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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