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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Luncheon seating arrangements from Parliament House Canberra, Friday 5 June 1970

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Denise Evans collection
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Floor plans
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir John Gorton
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1970
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Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Kitchen scales
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Oval shaped washing basket

Oval shaped washing basket

Noel Keith collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Vertigan
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1958
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Cooling brick for esky

Cooling brick for esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Coolers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Hatfield
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1963
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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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1926 Crossley Landaulette 'Canberra' car used for the 1927 Royal Tour and at the opening of Parliament House

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Victor Alberts collection no. 1
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Motor cars
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Manchester, England
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Crossley Motors Ltd
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1926
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Landscape painting.

Landscape painting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cordula Ebatarinja
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1967
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Australian Government Bentley 'S' Series 3 black saloon motor car used by Sir Robert Menzies

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Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Motor cars
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Crewe, Cheshire, England
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Rolls Royce
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1964
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White cotton margala bedspread

Dorothy Whittem collection
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Bedspreads
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Canada
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Mrs Susan J. Haslett
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1880
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Pale green metal pram

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Prams
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Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1948
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Kriesler 'Computer-Matic' television, 1961, used by the Mulv...

D J Mulvaney collection
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Television sets
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kriesler Australasia Pty Ltd
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1961
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Farm wagon used by Benjamin James Stocks and Sons

Farm wagon used by Benjamin James Stocks and Sons

Benjamin James Stocks and Sons collection
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Wagons
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Gawler, South Australia, Australia
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J Byrne, Wagon-builder
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1900
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A History of the Good Neighbour Council of the Australian Capital Territory 1950-1975

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1950
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Landscape painting by Herbert Raberaba

Landscape painting by Herbert Raberaba

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Herbert Raberaba
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1967
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Revo R44 electric oven and stove top

J Hyeronimus collection
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Cooking equipment
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Staffordshire, England
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Revo Electric Co. Ltd.
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1937
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George IV extendable wooden dining table on pedestal from th...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Dining tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1926
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First panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Repco 'Roadster' bicycle, used by Bill Thorn in Melbourne and Canberra from 1947-1981

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Bill Thorn collection
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Bicycles
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Australia
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Repco
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1947
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Luncheon Menu from Parliament House Canberra, Friday 5 June ...

Denise Evans collection
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Menus
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir John Gorton
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1970
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Pine corner cabinet from the Prime Minister's Lodge, Canberr...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Corner cabinets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1770
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Second panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Namarodo Spirit by Marrainmol

Namarodo Spirit by Marrainmol

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Marrainmol
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1970
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WHITE brand black metal treadle sewing machine that folds into a wooden table-cabinet

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Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing machines
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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The White Sewing Machine Company
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1900
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Luncheon menu from Parliament House Canberra, 1 October 1970

Denise Evans collection
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Menus
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1970
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Mahogany single bed with empire scroll sides from the Prime ...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Beds
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1926
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Green galvanised steel Malleys Esky

Green galvanised steel Malleys Esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Eskies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Malleys
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1963
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Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Margaret Gibb collection
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Plates
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England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Salad fork

Salad fork

Joyce Riley collection
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Salad forks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Margaret Gibb collection
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Plates
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England
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Mr George Hodgson
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1885
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Ledger procedures instruction manual for the National Cash R...

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Manuals
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Mahogany single bed with empire scroll sides from the Prime ...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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Fawn NCR 32 accounting machine, serial number 710250

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Accounting machines
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Instruction manual for the National Class 31 series accounti...

Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Salad spoon

Salad spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Salad spoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Fourth panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mother...

Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Man with Shield, by Harold Joseph Thomas.

Man with Shield, by Harold Joseph Thomas.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Harold J. Thomas
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1970
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Souvenir square silk scarf printed with images of landmark Canberra buildings

Souvenir square silk scarf printed with images of landmark C...

Janet Hughes collection
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Scarves
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Iris Millington
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1960
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Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the ...

MC Glenn collection
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Operating manuals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Draughts

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Board games
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Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1932
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"WHITE" branded black metal treadle sewing machine that fold...

Joyce Riley collection
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Sewing machines
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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The White Sewing Machine Company
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1900
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Aluminium pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Pressure cookers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Cupboard made from an old packing case

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cupboards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1953
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Third panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Wallpaper with a pink background with a floral design

Noel Keith collection
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Wallpaper
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Noel W. Keith
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1960
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Small stroller with red vinyl seat, white wooden sides, and metal frame

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Strollers
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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AEC Matador tow truck recovery vehicle, used by government agencies in Canberra from 1948 to 1976

AEC Matador tow truck recovery vehicle, used by government a...

Department of the Capital Territory collection
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Trucks
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Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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Associated Equipment Co Ltd
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1943
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Salad fork and spoon

Salad fork and spoon

Joyce Riley collection
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Salad servers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Joyce Riley
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1900
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Sixth panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Wallpaper with a pink background with a floral design

Noel Keith collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Noel W. Keith
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1960
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Fifth panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', commemorating the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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2000
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Rickety blue wooden wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Wheelbarrows
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Knock & Kirby
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1913
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