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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Parker toy train passenger car

Parker toy train passenger car

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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Tape measure

Tape measure

Jack Heenan collection
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Tape measures
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GM Holden Ltd
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Convict love token from John Woodfield, 1831

Convict love token from John Woodfield, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from E.A.

Convict love token from E.A.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Set of drafting instruments and case used by James Pitkeathly

Set of drafting instruments and case used by James Pitkeathl...

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Drafting instruments
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Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token, Mary Hill, May 11, 1826

Convict love token, Mary Hill, May 11, 1826

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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McCredie toy train bogie suburban coach

McCredie toy train bogie suburban coach

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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Digging tool known as a 'Pelican', used in the construction of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Bill Fegan collection
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Picks
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Norway
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Mr William Fegan
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1967
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Convict love token engraved with the name Mary Jones, 1848

Convict love token engraved with the name Mary Jones, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Victor toy train steam locomotive

Victor toy train steam locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Laptop owned by Rosie Cross, aka RosieX or geekgirl

Laptop owned by Rosie Cross, aka RosieX or geekgirl

Rosie Cross collection
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Laptop computers
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with le...

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Convict love token from J.E.

Convict love token from J.E.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1952-1956

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy carts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Saltwater  dreaming of the Warramiri People

Saltwater dreaming of the Warramiri People

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Phillip Parker King and Allan Cunningham collection
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Microscopes
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Nunchakas

Nunchakas

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Weapons
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Port Phillip Farmers Society 1859 'Hay Cart'

Port Phillip Farmers Society 1859 'Hay Cart'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1859
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

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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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1813
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Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recognition of outstanding service for Queensland Industry'

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Tania Verstak collection
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Trophies
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Mrs Tania Young
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Leather dog shoe worn on long bush walking trips in the Blue Mountains by the Dunphy's fox terrier named Dextre

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J Dunphy
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1925
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Carmelo Mirabelli's suitcase and suitcase straps

Carmelo Mirabelli's suitcase and suitcase straps

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Suitcases
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Women's Liberation March on March 11

Women's Liberation March on March 11

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Political badges
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Convict love token from T. Rea, 1829

Convict love token from T. Rea, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Electrode glove

Electrode glove

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Convict love token from J. Fletcher

Convict love token from J. Fletcher

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Billy cans and bag

Billy cans and bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Billy cans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Long-handled carriage whip.

Long-handled carriage whip.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Whips
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Convict love token from Robert Salmon, 1841

Convict love token from Robert Salmon, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbi...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Jack Heenan collection
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Trays
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GM Holden Ltd
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1948
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American fighter aeroplane headdress by Mafali Nona

American fighter aeroplane headdress by Mafali Nona

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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Mafili Nona
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Handcrafted model sulky

Handcrafted model sulky

Archibald William Hayes collection
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Small scale models
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Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Convict love token with a woman with an anchor

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from Scott

Convict love token from Scott

Timothy Millett collection
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O Gauge House model train USA-type diesel locomotive

O Gauge House model train USA-type diesel locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Convict love token from William Hancock, 1832

Convict love token from William Hancock, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Slouch hat from Light Horse uniform

Slouch hat from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Metal handcuffs

Metal handcuffs

Convict Era Shirt collection
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Handcuffs
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Howard Wayne
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1971
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Convict love token from J. Clark, 1831

Convict love token from J. Clark, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Tintype portrait of a young man

Tintype portrait of a young man

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Convict love token from James Brecknell, 1846

Convict love token from James Brecknell, 1846

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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1987 Opperman Audax

1987 Opperman Audax

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Badges
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Hubcap depicting General Motors Holden's lion emblem

Hubcap depicting General Motors Holden's lion emblem

Strongman collection
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Motor car components
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GM Holden Ltd
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Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Matthew Flinders collection
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Anchors
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Middle Island, Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia, Australia
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1803
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Malayan-type pigmented hollow cylindrical wood pipe with metal bowl

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Yilkaringkatjanyayi Pitja (Has the Plane Come?) by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Dianne U. Golding
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Dalimbu.

Dalimbu.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Convict love token from H. Saunders, 1827

Convict love token from H. Saunders, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Scorpion toy train steam locomotive

Scorpion toy train steam locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Convict love token from William Hall, 1830

Convict love token from William Hall, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Inada Holdings 19/08/1985 collection
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Political badges
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Metal candle holder comprising metal dish with looped handle at edge and vertical cylinder at centre

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Convict Era Shirt collection
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Candle holders
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Convict love token from W.G., 1837

Convict love token from W.G., 1837

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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