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Firefighter's gold painted helmet

Firefighter's gold painted helmet

Geoff Gray collection
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Firefighters helmets
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Pair of maps that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

Pair of maps that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook'...

Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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Maps
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Captain James Cook
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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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Book in Dutch language

Book in Dutch language

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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Two crotchet fabric pin cushions

Two crotchet fabric pin cushions

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Pincushions
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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No Dams in SW Tasmania. World Heritage

No Dams in SW Tasmania. World Heritage

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Plastic rosette

Plastic rosette

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Badges
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I am a nuclear-free zone

I am a nuclear-free zone

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom badge

Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom...

Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1975
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World War One swag

World War One swag

Gidleigh collection
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Bedding
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1917
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Album of newspaper clippings, relating to flights in Percival Gull Aeroplanes in 1935

Album of newspaper clippings, relating to flights in Perciva...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Albums
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Brown leather nurses case

Brown leather nurses case

Thompson Family collection
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Nurses cases
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Official Torchbearer uniform shorts from Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Shorts
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Bonds
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor Willia...

Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Necklaces
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Expo '67 - Sound Chair collection
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Chairs
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1967
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Embroidered cloth badge of the Melbourne Women's Walking Club

Embroidered cloth badge of the Melbourne Women's Walking Clu...

Melbourne Women's Walking Club collection
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Club badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Gretchen Fordyce
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1929
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War 1

Embroidered silk postcard from World War 1

Alice Eaton collection
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France
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1918
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Lavender bag

Lavender bag

Meg Pocock collection
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Scent bags
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Miss Margaret 'Meg' E. Pocock
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Gauze bandage

Gauze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bandages
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Nova Peris' Official Australian Team Uniform, tracksuit top,  Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games

Nova Peris' Official Australian Team Uniform, tracksuit top,...

Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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Nova Peris
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Blanket or shawl for

Blanket or shawl for "Peterkin" doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls household textiles
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Hazel Merlo collection
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Hats
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1971
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Triangular bandage

Triangular bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bandages
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Cotton batik wrap-around skirt by Yipati, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik wrap-around skirt by Yipati, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Skirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yipati
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1971
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Black and white prints from a production of 'The Patsy'

Black and white prints from a production of 'The Patsy'

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photograph albums
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Frenchs Forest, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Enid M. Treadgold
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1946
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Framed signed AFL St. Kilda Football Club jersey, presented to Gatjil Djerrkura from Nicky Winmar, 1998

Framed signed AFL St. Kilda Football Club jersey, presented ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sports clothing
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Puma sports clothing
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1998
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Australian Republican Movement

Australian Republican Movement

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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A Parting Gift

A Parting Gift

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Accounts book

Accounts book

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Ledgers
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1864
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Silk embroidered postcard and inner card from World War 1

Silk embroidered postcard and inner card from World War 1

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Two-piece full-length dress consisting of a bodice and a skirt in burgundy duchess satin with inserts of cut velvet in a geometric and floral pattern

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1875
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Ukrainian cross-stitched cushion case

Ukrainian cross-stitched cushion case

Anna Malanczyn collection
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Cushion covers
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Watsonia, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Anna Malanczyn
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1947
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Khaki cloth floral needlework sampler made by eleven year old Bette Gordon in 1941

Khaki cloth floral needlework sampler made by eleven year ol...

Bette McLean collection
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Textile samplers
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1941
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Studebaker medallion

Studebaker medallion

Colledge Family collection
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Medallions
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Mr John 'Jack' Burton
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Nova Peris' Sydney Olympics tracksuit top

Nova Peris' Sydney Olympics tracksuit top

Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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United States of America
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Replica of human inner ear

Replica of human inner ear

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Anatomical models
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Press pass for Host Broadcaster

Press pass for Host Broadcaster

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Passes
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Welsh Scouts district badge - North Wales

Welsh Scouts district badge - North Wales

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Child's cotton handkerchief

Child's cotton handkerchief

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Commemorative banners
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Shirt with Hungarian Scout Association Insignia

Shirt with Hungarian Scout Association Insignia

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Shirts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Christie's
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1950
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Black swan memento that belonged to serviceman Daniel Andrews

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Trudy Mehrer collection
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Soft toys
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Western Australia, Australia
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Sergeant Daniel Andrews
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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Bonnet with pink flowers on

Bonnet with pink flowers on "Peterkin" doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls clothing
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Evening purse handmade by Lois Grosse's mother, Vera Ottens.

Evening purse handmade by Lois Grosse's mother, Vera Ottens.

Lois Grosse collection
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Purses
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South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting ngurrurdu, the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), circa 1970

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting ngurrurdu, t...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Miniature medal with ribbon bow from Order of Australia set, Companion - General Division, Female

Miniature medal with ribbon bow from Order of Australia set,...

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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