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The Murray family. Birdsville. Early August, 1953

The Murray family. Birdsville. Early August, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville Track, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Guinness & Co
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1950
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1953
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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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International Women's Day, 8 March United Nations Time for Action

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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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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Australian Commonwealth Celebrations - Commercial Demonstration at Town Hall, Sydney, 3 January, 1901

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EJ and NW Millett collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Most Hon John A. Hope
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1901
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Cyril. Windorah to Betoota mailman. January, 1953

Cyril. Windorah to Betoota mailman. January, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Windorah, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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January, 1953. Sergeant V. Barlow, Birdsville Police Station

January, 1953. Sergeant V. Barlow, Birdsville Police Station

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Scrapbook of the Royal Tour of Queen Elizabeth II to Australia in 1954, compiled by Margaret Ryan

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Jane Connors collection
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Scrapbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Ryan
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1952
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Cardboard fan

Cardboard fan

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Fans
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1953
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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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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Red ceramic mug to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 1953

Red ceramic mug to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabe...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Gold medallion commemorating the opening of the first federal parliament in May, 1901

Gold medallion commemorating the opening of the first federa...

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Duke of Cornwall
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1900
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuri...

John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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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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Town Hall, Sydney, 2 December 1904

Town Hall, Sydney, 2 December 1904

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Swain and Co
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1904
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Poster -

Poster - "Just This? - or Justice?"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion

T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation ...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion
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1992
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Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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British Patent Perforated Paper Co Pty Ltd
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1894
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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Sydney May Day Committee UAW (Union of Australian Women) Best Women's Organisation, 1990

Sydney May Day Committee UAW (Union of Australian Women) Bes...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Plates
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Souvenir toy medal for Royal Visit 1954

Souvenir toy medal for Royal Visit 1954

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Colander

Colander

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Colanders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian...

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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Invitation Mr C B Kay to attend a garden party at Government House, Canberra, in 1936

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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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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1936
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2-3 inch micrometer

2-3 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Munyang winter

Munyang winter

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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'Subject No.11 - 200 Years' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.11 - 200 Years' bicentennial commemorative milk ...

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Metal grooving tool

Metal grooving tool

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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We opened New Parliament House with Prayer, National Gathering Canberra, May '88

We opened New Parliament House with Prayer, National Gatheri...

National Gathering of Christians collection
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Commemorative badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Patrick Brothers Melbourne
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1988
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Inside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black cord lanyard

Black cord lanyard

Colledge Family collection
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Uniform accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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January, 1953. Waiting for breakfast, Birdsville

January, 1953. Waiting for breakfast, Birdsville

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Digging sticks
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1953
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Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1953
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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The Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Scheme

Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1955
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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