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Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Burke's Backyard

Burke's Backyard

Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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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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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Cartoon depicting Treasurer Mr Paul Keating wearing a hat, which is marked 'Taxes', 'Reforms' and 'Perks', at a Press Club Luncheon

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1987
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Women warn that life in the Anglican Church may be a health hazard

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Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God's will: you in your way and G in Hers

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Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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Green ceramic jar with lid incised with kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1987

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Terence Lane collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1987
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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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La Trobe Library Journal Autumn 1987

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Magazines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ruskin Press
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1987
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Australian flag used in the office of Prime Minister Bob Hawke

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Brendan Sheehan collection
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Australian flags
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Evan Evans Pty Ltd
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1983
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Pair of glazed ceramic urns with domed lids by Kerry Giles

Pair of glazed ceramic urns with domed lids by Kerry Giles

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Urns
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kerry Giles
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1987
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Pearl brooch 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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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Pearl brooch 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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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Pearl brooch 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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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Link Trainer flight simulator, RAAF No. A13-34, used to train pilots at 10 EFTS, Temora, 1941-1945

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Department of Transport collection
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Flight simulators
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United States of America
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Link Aviation Devices Inc
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1941
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Northern Veteran Cycling Association Inc. 1987 - 32 km Winter Championship winner's sash, men 60-64 years, won by Jim Coyle

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Jim Coyle collection
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Sashes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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James L. Coyle
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1987
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Bronze Buddha sitting in a meditative posture

Bronze Buddha sitting in a meditative posture

Thahn Nhon Le collection
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Religious figures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Le Thanh Nhon
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1986
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Windcheater with "MOW, God is an Equal Opportunity Employer"...

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Jumpers
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Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Qualitops Pty Ltd
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1984
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Navy blue suit comprising of a dress and a jacket worn by Da...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Suits
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elvie Hill
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1980
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