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The J.B. Young Story 1914-1970

The J.B. Young Story 1914-1970

J B Young Ltd collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Webb and Son
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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

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TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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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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Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lois Grosse collection
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Tea-cosies
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Hampden, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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1935
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A Critical Review of South Australian Prasophyllla Together with a Description of Some New Species

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Jean Galbraith collection
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Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty, containing loose double page

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Donald Walker
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1837
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Affection's Keepsake.

Affection's Keepsake.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

Thompson Family collection
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Scorecard 2nd Test England v Australia, Blackpool Cricket Ground, June 26, 28, 29th 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Scorecards
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Blackpool, England
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H Maxwell & Co Ltd
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1937
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Programme - MARINA, Act I

Programme - MARINA, Act I

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Theatre programs
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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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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Handmade white oval linen table centre with fancyworked flowers

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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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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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1st Test Australia v England, Northampton, June 1937

1st Test Australia v England, Northampton, June 1937

Elsie Deane collection
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Scorecards
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Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
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London and Provincial Printing Co
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1937
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Draughts

Draughts

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Board games
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Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1932
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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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Liber Usualis

Liber Usualis

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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Wood-handled iron mattock

Wood-handled iron mattock

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mattocks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Record player needle

Record player needle

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Styluses
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Kodak camera case

Kodak camera case

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1926
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Typed letter to Elsie Deane from A V Richardson, 16 April 1937

Typed letter to Elsie Deane from A V Richardson, 16 April 19...

Elsie Deane collection
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Letters
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East Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A V. Richardson
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1937
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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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Folkestone Aero Speed Trophy presented by Mrs W.E. Davis, 1937

Folkestone Aero Speed Trophy presented by Mrs W.E. Davis, 19...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Trophies
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Folkestone, Kent, England
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1937
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Recollections and Reminiscences

Recollections and Reminiscences

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Lord Hawke
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1924
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remem...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Capstan head

Capstan head

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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Girl and boy dressed in period costume, boy presenting flowers to girl

Girl and boy dressed in period costume, boy presenting flowe...

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Henri
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1938
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Photograph of Alice Wegemund, Peggy Antonio, Kath Smith on the deck of a ship

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Amy Hudson collection
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Notes from the National Herbarium of Victoria

Notes from the National Herbarium of Victoria

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's Handicrafts First Prize, 1937 awarded to Miss Huppatz

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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1937
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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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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Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Firesticks
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1930
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Hardcover photograph album of the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket team's tour to England

Hardcover photograph album of the 1937 Australian Women's Cr...

Elsie Deane collection
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Photograph albums
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England, United Kingdom
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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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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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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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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Bradawl with a partly broken handle

Bradawl with a partly broken handle

John Docker collection
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Awls
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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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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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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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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinnerware used by the King or Queen or their representative when they were at Old Parliament House

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinnerware
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Popular Scientific Recreations

Popular Scientific Recreations

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Books
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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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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London bus ticket

London bus ticket

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Bus tickets
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London, England
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Sue Summers
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1937
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The Native Bear Book - The Blue Gum Family at Koala Park by Noel Burnet 1932

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Noel Burnet
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1932
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Amy Hudson and Hazel Pritchard

Amy Hudson and Hazel Pritchard

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Australian and English Women's Cricket Teams 1937

Australian and English Women's Cricket Teams 1937

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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British Sportsman's Club
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1937
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Papaerback book titled 'Famous People's Pigs', 1943

Papaerback book titled 'Famous People's Pigs', 1943

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Angus & Robertson
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1943
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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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Luncheon tendered by the Government of New South Wales to The New South Wales and Queensland Members of The Australian Coronation Contingent - Parliament House Sydney, 30th June 1937

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Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1937
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Australian Women's Cricket Team players wearing cricket attire and Australian blazers 1937

Australian Women's Cricket Team players wearing cricket atti...

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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1937
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Australian Women's Cricket Team taken at Liverpool Cricket Ground during a game played against the North of England 1937

Australian Women's Cricket Team taken at Liverpool Cricket G...

Elsie Deane collection
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1937
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