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Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linshowfu and Kweilin Apl 1917

Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linsho...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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Basket

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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

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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1906
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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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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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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Basket

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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1872

Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1872

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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1872
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Circular shaped pagoda or temple with three tiers

Circular shaped pagoda or temple with three tiers

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Bradman

Bradman

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Biographies
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Angus & Robertson
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1948
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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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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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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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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Man wearing a long coat and hat, standing next to a sculpture of a bird and resting his leg and hand on the sculpture

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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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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Punishment equipment
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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1837
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Native ploughing his rice field, Fukien Province, inland from Amoy, June 1917

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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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Nankow Railway Station on Peking to Kalgan line. Dec 1914

Nankow Railway Station on Peking to Kalgan line. Dec 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sling

Sling

Papuan Official collection
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Slingshots
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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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Photograph of a street parade

Photograph of a street parade

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of two men wearing sailor hats owned by Len Uren

Photograph of two men wearing sailor hats 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 - Mother and child, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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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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In difficulties. A fairly common occurence when climbing the rise at the top of the Kalgan pass. Jan 1915

In difficulties. A fairly common occurence when climbing the...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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

Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spe...

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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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1850
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A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight points on the hills to frighten away evil spirits

A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight p...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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O Maman of B.A.T. Co Ltd as he arrived in Kalgan 20-12-1914

O Maman of B.A.T. Co Ltd as he arrived in Kalgan 20-12-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photographic postcard of Australian Troops at Lavington, sent to Edith Burns from Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Photographic postcards
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

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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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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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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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Carved wallaby

Carved wallaby

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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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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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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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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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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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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Lane Cove Bridge, Sydney

Lane Cove Bridge, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Whitework fine linen tray cloth

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esna Studio
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1915
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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G.L.A - with his Amah holding Daddy's watch to his ear. Hankow Feby 1926

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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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The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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On the bank of the Fu River, near it's junction with the West river at Wuchow. Mch 1917

On the bank of the Fu River, near it's junction with the Wes...

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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Envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern number 5591, Misses Dresses

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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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The Gap, Watson's Bay

The Gap, Watson's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Yunnanfu to Huihchow in Szezhuan province. Oct 1919

Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Y...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1870
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Photograph of man in military uniform owned by Len Uren

Photograph of man in military uniform owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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