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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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1930
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photograp...

Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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Minton 'Kings Service' china side plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china side plate bearing the coat-of-...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Side plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

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John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Blue card holder with coat of arms

Blue card holder with coat of arms

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Card holders
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Miniature First World War service medals belonging to Edgar Percival

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Miniature medals
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by collector

Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by co...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Plane iron

Plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Lucian and Ethel Faithfull standing on the veranda of Bluestone Cottage, 1937

Lucian and Ethel Faithfull standing on the veranda of Bluest...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1937
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Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
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Folding rules
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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The Ministers of State of the Commonwealth request the pleasure of the company of...to meet the visiting South African Footballers, 1937

The Ministers of State of the Commonwealth request the pleas...

Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1937
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White linen Duchess set consisting of one oval table centre and two round doilies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Invitation from the English Women's Cricket Association

Invitation from the English Women's Cricket Association

Amy Hudson collection
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Invitations
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Typed letter on folded white paper to Elsie Deane from Bobby House, 25 January 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bobby House
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1937
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Autograph book containing autograph of Hubert Opperman, 1937

Autograph book containing autograph of Hubert Opperman, 1937

ML Doley collection
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Autograph books
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Wirrulla, South Australia, Australia
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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1937
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Handdrawn map of England showing the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket tour

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Maps
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Album of newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, Australian

Album of newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, Australian

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Albums
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Nell McLarty and Elsie Deane standing on a bridge near a canal, Holland, May 1937

Nell McLarty and Elsie Deane standing on a bridge near a can...

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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The Netherlands
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Stick used to pierce cloth

Stick used to pierce cloth

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Box containing four sets of lantern slides

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Lantern slides
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Slip block

Slip block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Felt bag containing eight drill bits

Felt bag containing eight drill bits

John Docker collection
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Drill bits
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord and a fishing hook, used when fishing for Murray Cod

Cylindrical wooden hand reel fitted with thick green cord an...

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1920
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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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1935
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English willow shaped into a gum leaf

English willow shaped into a gum leaf

Nance Pownall collection
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Wood carvings
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England, United Kingdom
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1937
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Hair tongs

Hair tongs

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Tongs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1930
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th ...

Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Menu for a luncheon given by the Ministers of State of the Commonwealth in honour of visitors from overseas

Menu for a luncheon given by the Ministers of State of the C...

Muriel Kelly collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1936
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Envelope address to Augustus Lucian Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1937
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Women's Cricket 1937

Women's Cricket 1937

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Magazines
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Hertfordshire, England
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Pollard Publications
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1937
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Victorian Women's Cricket Team taken at St Kilda Oval, Melbourne. 1936/37

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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St Kilda Cricket Ground, Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1936
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Paper bag for

Paper bag for "Pick Up Sticks" game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Toy packaging
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadk...

Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Folder containing schedule of completed aircraft

Folder containing schedule of completed aircraft

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Documents
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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Cricket ball inscribed with '2nd Test, Ladies, England v Australia, 1937

Cricket ball inscribed with '2nd Test, Ladies, England v Aus...

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Cricket balls
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England, United Kingdom
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Best & Brown
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1937
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