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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Wh...

Queen Victoria Jubilee collection
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Port Dundas Pottery Coy
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1886
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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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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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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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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Outside the big gate Kalgan - being the start of the journey in the Pass which leads to Mongolia

Outside the big gate Kalgan - being the start of the journey...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

Photograph of a white stone bridge featuring five arches

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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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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1915
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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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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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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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1916
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A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Polar bear on wheels

Polar bear on wheels

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Wooden scribe with a wooden shaft and wooden block attached at one end with steel

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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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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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Seaplane of Dependo (who intends to fly around the world) in Sydney Cove 23rd July 1925

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Sydney Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1916
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Photograph of six soldiers in a barracks owned by Len Uren

Photograph of six soldiers in a barracks owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Glass plate negative - Men and horses pulling the expedition car up a sandy stream bank, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Leaflet titled 'The Monthly Magazine No.7 TARALGA, MARCH 1917 Gratis'

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Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Taralga, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1917
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Commemorative blue enamelled florin brooch depicting Old Parliament House, 1927

Commemorative blue enamelled florin brooch depicting Old Par...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 1
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Badges
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Royal Australian Mint
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1927
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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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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White card with image of Christmas Holly bush and red text 'Forget me not'

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David Westcott collection no. 6
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Christmas cards
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1914
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Red Cross Society S.A. Division, June 1916

Red Cross Society S.A. Division, June 1916

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1916
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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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H.M. Navy Adelaide - Keep Watch Oct.20.1916

H.M. Navy Adelaide - Keep Watch Oct.20.1916

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1916
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Kalgan 10-10-1913. Delivering cigarettes from our go down

Kalgan 10-10-1913. Delivering cigarettes from our go down

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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Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

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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Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Sir David Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet, Royal Navy

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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England
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Sir David Beatty
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1914
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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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Chart labelled 'Murrumbidgee River - Locks and Weirs Between Murray Junction and Hay,  31 October 1927'

Chart labelled 'Murrumbidgee River - Locks and Weirs Between...

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Navigational charts
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1927
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Assorted instructional documentation related to an Underwood Standard Typewriter typewriter

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Helen Mason collection
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Instructional documents
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1925
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Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Twenty-one wooden alphabet blocks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Alphabet blocks
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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Ocean Beach, Manly, 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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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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Printed souvenir of British Military Cemetery at Trois Arbes featuring details of Lieutenant Vincent Burns service

Printed souvenir of British Military Cemetery at Trois Arbes...

Vincent Burns collection
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Commemorative objects
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Lille, Steenwerck, France
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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A 'water trough' at Shih Pas Tai on the plateau

A 'water trough' at Shih Pas Tai on the plateau

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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Corso - Manly

Corso - Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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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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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Fitzgerald
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1916
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View across a flat grassy area to a row of buildings

View across a flat grassy area to a row of buildings

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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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Kelly

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Ke...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1855
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Kettle and lid

Kettle and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kettles
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee family during World War I

Christmas card (kangaroo) from Ronnie McPhee to the McPhee f...

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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Soldiers standing to attention.

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David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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1918
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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater

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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YMCA - Red Triangle Day

YMCA - Red Triangle Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Homemade Black silk bag

Homemade Black silk bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1910
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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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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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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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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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Street scene with flags flying from buildings and rickshaws on the street.

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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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Blue woollen cricket blazer worn by New South Wales cricketer Bill O'Reilly

Blue woollen cricket blazer worn by New South Wales crickete...

Swan Richards collection
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Blazers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1927
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