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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Notebook diary compiled by Paul Smith during his journey down the Franklin River with Bob Brown in 1976

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Paul Smith collection
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Diaries
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Paul E. Smith
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1976
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Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Convict love token from Elijah Swainson, 5th July, 1817

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token engraved with the initials E.M. and B.M.

Convict love token engraved with the initials E.M. and B.M.

Timothy Millett collection
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1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Victoria, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1949
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Convict love token from 1762

Convict love token from 1762

Timothy Millett collection
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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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Stingray.

Stingray.

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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Tarunga
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1969
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1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup and Queen's Plate collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William Edwards
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Convict love token from George Norman

Convict love token from George Norman

Timothy Millett collection
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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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Convict love token from John, 1836

Convict love token from John, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Convict love token from Joseph William, 1828

Convict love token from Joseph William, 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Renown toy train steam locomotive

Renown toy train steam locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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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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From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

Enid Treadgold collection
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Notes
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Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1917
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Budgerigars in the Sandhills, painted by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Childrens Ezy-bilt construction toy kit

Childrens Ezy-bilt construction toy kit

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Construction toys
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Reverend John Grosse
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O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

O-Gauge House locomotive and tender

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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1966 Best and Fairest trophy

1966 Best and Fairest trophy

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Trophies
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Carl Zeiss F14471 monocular microscope and accessories

Carl Zeiss F14471 monocular microscope and accessories

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Jena, Germany
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Carl Zeiss
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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Wooden case used to store photographic plates photographed by Richard Daintree in Queensland in the 1860s

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Richard Daintree collection
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Plate carrying boxes
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Richard Daintree
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Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Neil Jensen collection
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Aeroplanes
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1936
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1963 - 1973 St.George - Budapest Soccer Club trophy

1963 - 1973 St.George - Budapest Soccer Club trophy

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Trophies
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Convict love token from Thomas Smith, 1844

Convict love token from Thomas Smith, 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from W. Mollet., 1843

Convict love token from W. Mollet., 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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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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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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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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Convict love token with the initials E.I., M.I., G.N. and S.O.

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Timothy Millett collection
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Electrode pad

Electrode pad

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Convict love token from Charles Vale, 1832

Convict love token from Charles Vale, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Numerical braille plate

Numerical braille plate

Dulcie May Magnus collection
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Educational aids
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Convict love token from William Maddox, 1834

Convict love token from William Maddox, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Cream can

Cream can

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 1
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Milk cans
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Variometer

Variometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Variometers
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Prescription pad belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Prescription pad belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Barry Christophers collection
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Prescription books
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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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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Circular metal film canister used by Frank Hurley

Circular metal film canister used by Frank Hurley

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Film cans
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Small square handheld metal griller

Small square handheld metal griller

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Cooking equipment
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Convict love token from John Turner, 1838

Convict love token from John Turner, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Motoring goggles
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Johnny Warren's Australian tracksuit top

Johnny Warren's Australian tracksuit top

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Sports clothing
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Tin of

Tin of "Sunrise Eggs" brand spray dried whole eggs

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Canned foods
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Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Sharpe brand Personal Torsion Magnetometer, Serial Number 142

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Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Wall hanging of a scene from Little Red Riding Hood, made by Ukrainian Displaced Person Olga Basylevich, in Germany in 1946

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Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Convict love token from C. Wilkingson, 1824

Convict love token from C. Wilkingson, 1824

Timothy Millett collection
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Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

JA Kearns collection
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Matchbox holders
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Convict love token from George Robotham, 1827

Convict love token from George Robotham, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from Henry Meyers, 1832

Convict love token from Henry Meyers, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from June 6th 1836

Convict love token from June 6th 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from W. Palmer

Convict love token from W. Palmer

Timothy Millett collection
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