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Joseph Sewill Marine Chronometer No 9143, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Tamworth

Joseph Sewill Marine Chronometer No 9143, with accessories i...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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Cain Sandwich Paste

Cain Sandwich Paste

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Large metal lamp with a glass front and the interior painted in reflective silver

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Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Lamps
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A Simpson and Son
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1878
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1948
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Metal master record of Herbert Browne's first gramophone sound recording

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Herbert Browne collection
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Audio records
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria 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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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Propert 'Trailaway' touring caravan, a unique example built by the company in 1956 for advertising purposes

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Thomas Propert collection
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Caravans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Propert Co
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1956
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Red basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Red basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello collection
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Sculptures
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Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Jenni K. Martinello
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2012
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Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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London, England
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W Watson and Sons Ltd
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Spearhead

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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Wooden portable writing desk with accessories used by Hanbury Clements, c1815

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Jean Clements collection
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Writing desks
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Jean Clements
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1810
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Glass plate negative - Men showing their scars,  Port George IV, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Glass plate negative - Grave, Innamincka station, South Australia, Yandruwandha people, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Spearhead

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, 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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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Don's Truth Drug

Don's Truth Drug

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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1955 FJ Holden Special sedan

1955 FJ Holden Special sedan

Faye and Albert Neuss collection
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Motor cars
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1955
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Glass slide with black and white photograph of a printed reward poster for the 'Apprehension of John Gilbert, John O'Mealley, Benjamin Hall and John Vane'

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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John Gilbert
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Browne Marine Chronometer No 16728 in a wood and glass case

Browne Marine Chronometer No 16728 in a wood and glass case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Henry Browne & Son Ltd
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Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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Glass plate negative - 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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1946 Prototype No 1 Holden sedan

1946 Prototype No 1 Holden sedan

Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
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GM Holden Ltd
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1946
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Kodak No. 1A pocket camera used by James Pitkeathly

Kodak No. 1A pocket camera used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Pocket cameras
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Eastman Kodak Company
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Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, 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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Glass plate negative - Old man in front of his hut, Yandruwandha people, Innamincka district, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, 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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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Glass plate negative - Distributing sweets to school children at Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Taxidermied green parrot in a tall glass domed display case

Taxidermied green parrot in a tall glass domed display case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Centrepieces
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Black Devereux Bowly clock, brought to Australia by the Blaxland family in the early 1800's.

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Daryl Blaxland collection
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Mantel clocks
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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T-Model Ford Truck, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly

T-Model Ford Truck, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly

McCormick Foods Australia collection
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Trucks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
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1924
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Console for the satellite tracking system from the Orroral Valley Tracking Station

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Orroral Valley Tracking Station collection
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Computer hardware
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Oregon, United States of America
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United States Navy
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1950
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Cinema advertising slide promoting Hartley Cycles, about 1937

Cinema advertising slide promoting Hartley Cycles, about 193...

Cycling in Australia - Cinema Advertising collection
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Lantern slides
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'Cycloramic View of Canberra Capital Site looking from Camp Hill', 1911

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Dr David Ride collection
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Lithographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert '. Coulter
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1911
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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Perfume bottle

Perfume bottle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Perfume bottles
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Glass plate negative - Rock engraving of human form, Port Hedland, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

Glass plate negative - Rock engraving of human form, Port He...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Glass plate negative - One of the vice-regal cars bogged on the Burt Plain, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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Souvenir purse mirror from Canberra 1927

Souvenir purse mirror from Canberra 1927

Beverley Davidoff collection
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Mirrors
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Alex Collingridge
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1926
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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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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1923
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Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Spear with green-tinged clear glass 'Kimberley Point' blade

Spear with green-tinged clear glass 'Kimberley Point' blade

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Spears
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Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Joseph (Joe) Byrne

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Christies Auction collection
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Joseph (Joe) Byrne
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Lantern slide titled 'Rabbit market. Australia.'

Lantern slide titled 'Rabbit market. Australia.'

Rabbits in Australia collection no.1
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Lantern slides
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