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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded co...

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

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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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1897
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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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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Wooden dish

Wooden dish

Papuan Official collection
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Dishes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight points on the hills to frighten away evil spirits

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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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View of Yunnanfu railway station - summer 1919

View of Yunnanfu railway station - summer 1919

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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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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Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

Filling the water cart at a well in Lamamao

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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening 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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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, 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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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Double-sided poster titled 'Why we Must Win The War', illustrated by Norman Lindsay, 1918

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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1918
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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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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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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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

Carved bird

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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Chinese barbers

Chinese barbers

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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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Photograph of a man in a military uniform owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a man in a 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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Sepia toned photograph of a young man wearing a bow tie with a flower in his lapel

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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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Birds eye view from the Sim Co. department Stores roof at Canton Nov 1921

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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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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Photograph of a view of a pagoda with a two tiered roof, with stairs in the front centre and a brick wall at the front

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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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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Photograph of two horses owned by Len Uren

Photograph of two horses owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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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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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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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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Photograph of a steam locomotive owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a steam locomotive owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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A black and white photograph of a train of camels being led across a river by a man.

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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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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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'His first pair' by May Gibbs, 9 December 1916

'His first pair' by May Gibbs, 9 December 1916

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1916
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Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Victory Medal to 9956 Driver Ailson Hope Oliver, AIF

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military medals
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1920
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Violet Day 1916 memorial fundraising badge

Violet Day 1916 memorial fundraising badge

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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1916
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Baler

Baler

Papuan Official collection
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Scoops
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Patrick D. Murray
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1916
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Photographic postcard of Australian troops in street at Lavington sent to Edith Burns from Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

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Vincent Burns collection
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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Constitution Hill, Bundanoon, 1916

Constitution Hill, Bundanoon, 1916

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Pair of ladies black patent[?] leather shoes with black and red beading on the front and straps

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Scythe stone

Scythe stone

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sharpening stones
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Oakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas Colwell
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1900
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Shell ornament

Shell ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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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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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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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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