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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Wooden box containing phonograph attachments used by anthropologist AP Elkin in 1927

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Macleay Museum collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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Glass plate negative - two men with cuts of meat hanging from roof of dwelling, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Certificate of appointment as Minister

Certificate of appointment as Minister

Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Certificates
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Hon Lance H. Barnard
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1972
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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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Child's picture and story book shaped to fit illustration of small boy on cover

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Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Childrens books
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Germany
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Mr John Denney
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1920
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Albert Hall, Canberra

Albert Hall, Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1927
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Souvenir miniature cricket bat, 'Australian XI vs Singapore & Malaya, May & June 1927, The Europe Hotel, Singapore'

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative objects
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Singapore
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1927
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Certificate

Certificate

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1885
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Charles Kingsford Smith and James and Emma Hammond with aircraft G-AUDK,  29 January 1927

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Denise Turner collection
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Photographs
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Cook, South Australia, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1927
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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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Certificate with envelope and note

Certificate with envelope and note

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Certificate of Graduation

Certificate of Graduation

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Certificates
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Budapest, Hungary
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Royal Hungarian University Press
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1944
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Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of famous cricketers from England, Australia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, West Indies & Scotland covering the period 1907-1955

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar R. Mayne
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1907
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National Print award for Two and Three Colour Printing, 1991

National Print award for Two and Three Colour Printing, 1991

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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1991
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Black and white photograph of a view from Old Parliament House in Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia
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1933
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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VWBBA A Grade Premiership 1958 - Melbourne Blue

VWBBA A Grade Premiership 1958 - Melbourne Blue

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Certificates
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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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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1945
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We Dooks the...Dook; An Unofficial, Unauthentic, and Totally Unreliable Account of the Opening of Canberra

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Griffith Pioneer Park Museum collection
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Booklets
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney University Undergraduates' Association
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1927
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Commissioning Certificate for the P.S Enterprise.

Commissioning Certificate for the P.S Enterprise.

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection
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Certificates
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, W...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Carved stone

Carved stone

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John H. Murray
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1927
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to 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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Photograph of Cotter Dam

Photograph of Cotter Dam

George Henry Taylor collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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One Lang Starvation Debenture

One Lang Starvation Debenture

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1931
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 13 January 1927

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 13 January 1927

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Danel Bros.Co.Pty.Ltd
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1927
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"GOULBURN A. P. & H SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SHOW, SECOND PRIZE, Awa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1938
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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No. 20 Singer sewing machine for girls with lid of box and instructions booklet

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Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Sewing machines
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1926
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Boab nut incised with house and landscape

Boab nut incised with house and landscape

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Nut carvings
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North Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Certificate

Certificate

Stephanie Dowker collection
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Certificates
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Republican of the Year Certificate awarded to Franca Arena

Republican of the Year Certificate awarded to Franca Arena

Franca Arena collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Citizens for Democracy
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1984
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Walhalla Lodge, No. 1700, E.C. Clearance Certificate

Walhalla Lodge, No. 1700, E.C. Clearance Certificate

John Moore collection
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Certificates
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A Manual of Bridge Drafting

A Manual of Bridge Drafting

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Manuals
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California, United States of America
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Mr Charles H. Wright
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1896
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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Screwdriver

Screwdriver

John Docker collection
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Screwdrivers
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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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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Second prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1907
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Certificate of appointment as Minister

Certificate of appointment as Minister

Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Certificates
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Hon Lance H. Barnard
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1972
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