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Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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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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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 5 February 1872

Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 5 February 1872

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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The Goulburn Herald
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1872
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A bridge, with three arches, over a river and three people standing at the edge of the river  with poles and baskets.

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Large bed of hyacinths at Springfield with a female figure in the background, 1916

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1916
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Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Boothby

Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Bo...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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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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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

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Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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Two ply fibre string apron

Two ply fibre string apron

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Personal adornments
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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The Protectograph Cheque Writer

The Protectograph Cheque Writer

J B Young Ltd collection
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Printing machines
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Todd Protectograph Company
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1916
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Unfinished ceremonial axe blade

Unfinished ceremonial axe blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the pieces together

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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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Club used by Baraimal Jack, Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, 1916

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Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
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Baraimal Jack
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1916
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Kangaroo mounted on a blue-enamelled boomerang.

Kangaroo mounted on a blue-enamelled boomerang.

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1913
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Advertising card featuring Matt Wells

Advertising card featuring Matt Wells

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recreation ground. Aug 1921

View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recr...

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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White fabric camiknickers

White fabric camiknickers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Camiknickers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Australian Engineers, Australian Commonwealth Military Forces Greeting card 'France, Christmas 1916'

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Postcards
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France
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Australian Army
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1916
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthouse, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Bridge Street, looking east

Bridge Street, looking east

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern number 5591, Misses Dresses

Envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern number 5591, M...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Packaging
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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McCall Pattern Company
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1940
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A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

A Walk on the Peak Hong Kong Sept 1921

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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Photograph of five rectangular monuments with carved animals

Photograph of five rectangular monuments with carved animals

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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Glass plate negative - Men displaying different methods of dressing their hair, Cambridge Gulf, northern Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

Glass plate negative - Men displaying different methods of d...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Cambridge Gulf, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Railway Station, Stanmore, 9 August 1914

Railway Station, Stanmore, 9 August 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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1914
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Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, yellow and black stripe pattern

Square fawn-coloured lacquered canvas suitcase with a red, y...

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Orange dot grid pattern

Orange dot grid pattern

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textileworking patterns
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Turtle-shell lime spatula

Turtle-shell lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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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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Photograph of a street scene with a multi story building to the left and a grassy area in front of the building

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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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Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

Silk embroidered postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1918
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John Cumming, by C Nettleton of North Melbourne

John Cumming, by C Nettleton of North Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Nettleton
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1867
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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1916 Anzac Day program

1916 Anzac Day program

John Murray collection
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Programs
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Egypt
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1916
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's 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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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by H...

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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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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From Hsi Span. looking north wards to the lake, Yunnanfu 14/3/1920

From Hsi Span. looking north wards to the lake, Yunnanfu 14/...

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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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the...

TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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Circular Quay featuring red roofs beyond the water, 27 August 1914

Circular Quay featuring red roofs beyond the water, 27 Augus...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Saxony, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Timber sample

Timber sample

Papuan Official collection
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Wood samples
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Photograph of a monument

Photograph of a monument

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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Ceramic hot water bottle with screw cap

Ceramic hot water bottle with screw cap

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Hot water bottles
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Mr William Derham
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1872
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Portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Vincent Burns collection
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Photographs
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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