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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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Melbourne. A City of Unrivalled Loveliness

Melbourne. A City of Unrivalled Loveliness

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Pamphlets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Pamphlet titled 'Wanem-E-Aids? Aids Awareness'

Pamphlet titled 'Wanem-E-Aids? Aids Awareness'

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Pamphlets
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mura Kosker Sorority Inc
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1992
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Racism and the anti-war movement

Racism and the anti-war movement

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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P Coe
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Women against Aidex 91 Point of Delivery

Women against Aidex 91 Point of Delivery

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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Pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Film negative - Expedition party on march, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Women for Peace - and in War

Women for Peace - and in War

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Freda Brown
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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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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Rota-mix

Rota-mix

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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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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Champion 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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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1905
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Document regarding Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1 August 1927 to 20 June 1928

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1927
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Laos and Cambodia: the New Escalation

Laos and Cambodia: the New Escalation

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Laos
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Frances Letters
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Write Now!

Write Now!

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Pamphlets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Tasmanian Wilderness Society
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1988
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Black and white photograph of The Duke bred by AL Faithfull

Black and white photograph of The Duke bred by AL Faithfull

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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1934
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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1940
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Photograph of Parliament House, Canberra, shortly after its completion

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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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Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Head ornaments
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Woodwork tool

Woodwork tool

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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"HIGHLY COMMENDED, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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I'll be there!

I'll be there!

National Gathering of Christians collection
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Pamphlets
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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The World Press Council as a Force for Peace

The World Press Council as a Force for Peace

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Reverend Frank Hartley
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The War Lovers

The War Lovers

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Mr Steve Cooper
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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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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"FIRST 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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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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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

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Dr John Mann collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1926
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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'The Highway Code for Bicycle Riders', published 1940

'The Highway Code for Bicycle Riders', published 1940

Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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Pamphlets
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Pamplet titled

Pamplet titled "Fact Sheet No 33 DISARMAMENT"

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Toy ladle

Toy ladle

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Saigon Politics

Saigon Politics

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Vietnam
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Mr Peter King
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Why I Turned to Communism by EA Laurie

Why I Turned to Communism by EA Laurie

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 13
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Pamphlets
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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A Teamster's Camp in Australia Carting Wheat to Railway Station

A Teamster's Camp in Australia Carting Wheat to Railway Stat...

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Part of model dancing platform

Part of model dancing platform

Papuan Official collection
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Models
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr B W. Bramell
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1927
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

Zeiss 188014 binocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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1927
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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White ceramic toy tea set with yellow decoration

White ceramic toy tea set with yellow decoration

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy tea sets
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Wuhan, China
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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor
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1927
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Roller skates

Roller skates

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Roller-skates
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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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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Club

Club

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or

Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Containers
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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