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Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Colledge Family collection
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Riding boots
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Comb for sheep shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Olympic Games Melbourne 1956

Olympic Games Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Typed letter from Hazel Pritchard to Edna Ogden, 31 December 1936

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Edna Ogden collection
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Letters
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Doreen Scanlon
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1936
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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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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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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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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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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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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Book titled The History of the Convict Ship 'Success', containing postcard depicting 'Success'

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Neville Locker collection
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Books
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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1929
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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

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Dr John Mann collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1926
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Small paperback book titled

Small paperback book titled "Movement" Vol VII, No.1. Edited...

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Thea S. Hughes
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London Nights Entertainments.

London Nights Entertainments.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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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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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

Book titled 'Fauna & Flora No 6 Transvaal 1955'

Thompson Family collection
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South Africa, Africa
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1955
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Mr Midshipman Easy

Mr Midshipman Easy

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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1944
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A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Cradle Mountain, Tasmania and A Census of its Plants

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Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Ruth Preddey, Sport's Editor, Australian Women's Weekly

Ruth Preddey, Sport's Editor, Australian Women's Weekly

Ruth Preddey collection
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Business cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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1930
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Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Neil Jensen collection
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Aeroplanes
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1936
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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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Book titled 'Japan Today and Tomorrow 1934 The Osaka Mainichi'

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Books
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China
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Lorelle Moore
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1934
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Wings An Anthology of Flight edited by H G Bryden

Wings An Anthology of Flight edited by H G Bryden

William Beausang collection
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Books
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London, England
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1942
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A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-1982

A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-19...

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Medals
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1882
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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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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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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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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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Small paperback book by Thea Stanley Hughes titled 'The Unknown Drug'

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Thompson Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Thea S. Hughes
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1978
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One of our Pilots is safe by Flight-Lieutenant William Simpson

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William Beausang collection
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London, England
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England V Australia 1877 to 1904

England V Australia 1877 to 1904

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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J N. Pentelow
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1904
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Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Letter dated 16 May 1844, signed by Thomas Thansell (?)

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Felix the Cat cartoon book, titled War Daze with Felix

Felix the Cat cartoon book, titled War Daze with Felix

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 13
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Books
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Byron Tales Vol 2

Byron Tales Vol 2

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1837
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Cartoon captioned 'But Is It Cricket?'

Cartoon captioned 'But Is It Cricket?'

Edna Ogden collection
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Magazine clippings
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Australia
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The Bulletin
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1936
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Air Conquest by W. Jefferson Davis

Air Conquest by W. Jefferson Davis

William Beausang collection
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Books
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United States of America
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1930
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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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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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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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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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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Handmade oval linen table centre with a coarse white crocheted pilot edge

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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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Leather belt

Leather belt

Joan Richmond collection
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Belts
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1932
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Plow plane iron

Plow 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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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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