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Red fabric headband worn by Barrie Pittock

Red fabric headband worn by Barrie Pittock

Barrie Pittock collection
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Headbands
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Dr Barrie Pittock
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1970
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White, round brimless ladies dress hat with black netting veil

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Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Buggy 1999

Buggy 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Douglas Wallace
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1999
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Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Graham Dash and Carol Sampson collection
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Riding habits
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Queensland, Australia
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Mitty's of Queensland, Saddlers & Riding Outfitters
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2003
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advertising leaflet and lace sample

advertising leaflet and lace sample

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Patterns
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Volume 1, 1873-6, 'Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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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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Portable cabin made from a water tank, used on geological surveys by Dr John and Roma Dulhunty, who called it the 'Hollow Log'

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John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Caravans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Dr John Dulhunty
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1975
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and ruffles around face

Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and r...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1870
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Front stage for a toy theatre

Front stage for a toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Toy theatres
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Bread carter's book

Bread carter's book

ET Fealy collection
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Account books
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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Travelling trunk associated with the Cobb & Co Concord Coach used by the Nowland family

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Trunks
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Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse

Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse "Uncle...

Nanette Ward collection
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Specimens
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Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Life jackets
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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R.S.P.C.A. animal welfare Inspector's shirt

R.S.P.C.A. animal welfare Inspector's shirt

R.S.P.C.A. Welfare Inspector collection
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Shirts
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
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Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calvin Smith
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1997
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Dresses
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Commemorative banners
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Pair of lady's two-tone calf-length boots

Pair of lady's two-tone calf-length boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1880
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Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Smedley Family collection
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Quilts
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1940
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Blazer

Blazer

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Blazers
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Seven grey glass eyes at various stages of completion with display stand

Seven grey glass eyes at various stages of completion with d...

Paul McClarin collection
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Glass eyes
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Mr Paul McClarin
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Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Berlin, Germany
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Mr Ken Ross
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1922
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest i...

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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Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Scheme

Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Sch...

Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Industrial Safety Services
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1950
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Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Race to the Gold Diggings board game

Race to the Gold Diggings board game

Race to the Gold Diggings Board Game collection
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Board games
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Goulburn to Sydney 1928 sash

Goulburn to Sydney 1928 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1928
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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1977

Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Prize ribbon from The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorn Section, Royal Easter Show 1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize ribbons
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1982
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Cowboy 1998

Cowboy 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Engawala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Tilmouth
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1998
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Bread carter's book with 'Les Perry 1962'  written on the cover, a receipt, three invoices and two notes

Bread carter's book with 'Les Perry 1962' written on the co...

ET Fealy collection
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Documents
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware oval plaque portrait of Captain James Cook

Pratt Ware Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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Captain James Cook
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1780
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White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Island

Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Isl...

Trevor Reed collection
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Navigational charts
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Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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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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1913
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Broadcast seeder

Broadcast seeder

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 2
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Agricultural equipment
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Horse and Cowboy 1998

Horse and Cowboy 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1998
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canb...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1955
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Plaque presented by the Government of NSW to commemorate the official opening of the Sydney Opera House in 1973

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1973
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Prize ribbon from The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorn Section, Royal Easter Show 1981

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize ribbons
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1981
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Reconciliation by Bessie Campbell

Reconciliation by Bessie Campbell

Bessie Campbell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Bessie Campbell
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2002
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Ayers Rock honey

Ayers Rock honey

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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