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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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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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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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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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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

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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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1929
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Memu from the British Sportsmen's Club

Memu from the British Sportsmen's Club

Amy Hudson collection
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Menus
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Our Native Land: Its Scenery and Associations

Our Native Land: Its Scenery and Associations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1879
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A circuit of Grampians

A circuit of Grampians

Jean Galbraith collection
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Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Square brown fabric-coated suitcase and a card baggage label

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Description of a new tryhalium

Description of a new tryhalium

Jean Galbraith collection
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Lithuanian songbook without covers, titled 'Leiskit Itevyne' by J. Vasaitis

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E Vaitkus collection
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Lithuania
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1946
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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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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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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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Miner's short-handled pick

Miner's short-handled pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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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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Book titled 'Bridal Fashions' by Pauline Stevenson, 1978

Book titled 'Bridal Fashions' by Pauline Stevenson, 1978

Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Ian Allan Publishing Ltd
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1978
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Pedigree records

Pedigree records

Mary Willsallen collection
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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Surrey County Cricket Club scorecard, 3rd Test England v Australia, The Oval July 10-13 1937

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Scorecards
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Observation on the Fairy Queen.

Observation on the Fairy Queen.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1807
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

David Collins collection
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London, England
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1802
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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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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Paperback book titled

Paperback book titled "Pelmanism"

Thompson Family collection
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Surface plate

Surface plate

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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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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Peggy Antonio, Amy Hudson, Alice Wegemund, Hazel Pritchard, Kath Smith and Elsie Deane sail from Melbourne , April 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Peggy Howard
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1937
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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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Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Frank Denk Sub Int B Christian Brothers Parade

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Franz Denk
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1935
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10 for 66 and all that

10 for 66 and all that

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Arthur A. Mailey
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1958
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Book titled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and NSW District 1986' written by Patricia Degens

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Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1986
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The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1836
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Cylindrical timber bead necklace, attributed to Lake Tyers

Cylindrical timber bead necklace, attributed to Lake Tyers

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Necklaces
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1930
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal pi...

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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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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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Bore gauge

Bore 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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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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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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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking 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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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

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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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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Pris...

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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The Miracle of Mapoon or From Native Camp to Christian Village - by Arthur Ward

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Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

Elsie Deane collection
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Booklets
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London, England
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Savoy Hotel
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1937
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Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia...During the Years 1844, 5 and 6, Vol 2

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Charles Sturt and AB Paterson collection
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Books
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London, England
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Captain Charles Sturt
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1849
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

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John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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The Epicurean.  A Tale and Alciphron.

The Epicurean. A Tale and Alciphron.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1838
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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 Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

The Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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E W. Tipping
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1956
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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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Zelvco.

Zelvco.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1822
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1937
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The new and the old...Cricket Record Broken

The new and the old...Cricket Record Broken

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Russell
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1937
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The Cocktail Book

The Cocktail Book

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Food label for Fancy Soccer Brand Apples, Tasmania

Food label for Fancy Soccer Brand Apples, Tasmania

Terence Lane collection
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Food labels
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Tasmania, Australia
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Paterson & Co Pty Ltd
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1929
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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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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