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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

Green's Motorcade Museum collection
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Motor cars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Delaunay-Belleville
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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Composing stick

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Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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George IV extendable wooden dining table on pedestal from th...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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Rickety blue wooden wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Knock & Kirby
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Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Mahogany single bed with empire scroll sides from the Prime ...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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Les Robertson collection
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Repco 'Roadster' bicycle, used by Bill Thorn in Melbourne and Canberra from 1947-1981

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Bill Thorn collection
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Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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Les Robertson collection
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Pale green metal pram

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Les Robertson collection
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Draughts

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First panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', created to commemorate the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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Les Robertson collection
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Swivel chair used by Commonwealth Palaeontologist Irene Crespin while she was at the BMR, 1946-1961

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Dr Liz Truswell collection
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Office chairs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Irene Crespin
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Les Robertson collection
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra u...

Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Margaret Gibb collection
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Shelley Potteries
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Farm wagon used by Benjamin James Stocks and Sons

Farm wagon used by Benjamin James Stocks and Sons

Benjamin James Stocks and Sons collection
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Wagons
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Gawler, South Australia, Australia
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J Byrne, Wagon-builder
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1900
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Les Robertson collection
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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Les Robertson collection
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Salad fork

Salad fork

Joyce Riley collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table-cabinet

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Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing machines
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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The White Sewing Machine Company
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Sixth panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', created to commemorate the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Indenture paper for Lesley Alfred Robertson's apprenticeship...

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Metal bracelet with 23 souvenir enamel badges from various NSW districts

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Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Bracelets
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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A History of the Good Neighbour Council of the Australian Capital Territory 1950-1975

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1950
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Salad fork and spoon

Salad fork and spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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Les Robertson collection
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1920
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Waterlilies, File snakes, Spiders and Water Insects

Waterlilies, File snakes, Spiders and Water Insects

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1955
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Salad spoon

Salad spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Mr George Hodgson
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