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Heroes and Wizards

Heroes and Wizards

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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1939
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A Tale of Mississippi.

A Tale of Mississippi.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1840
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Zelvco.

Zelvco.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1822
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Pick

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Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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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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Blue woollen cricket blazer worn by New South Wales cricketer Bill O'Reilly

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Swan Richards collection
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Blazers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1927
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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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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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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Three bowls

Three bowls

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Odette O'Neill collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Cubs, Scouts, and Leaders from 1st Surry Hills Troop posing as a group

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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The Fly-Fisher's Entomology

The Fly-Fisher's Entomology

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Australian Scout's scarf and vinyl-rubber woggle

Australian Scout's scarf and vinyl-rubber woggle

Barry Williams collection
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Uniform accessories
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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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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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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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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Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, London, in a Red Cross parcel from Hobart in 1942

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French-Lawton collection
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Canned foods
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Austral Canning Co Pty Ltd
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1940
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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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Angus & Robertson
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1943
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Cricket Prints, Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940

Cricket Prints, Some Batsmen and Bowlers 1920-1940

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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R C. Robertson-Glascow
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1948
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Constitution and Match Rules, Victorian Women's Cricket Association rule book, 1935-1936

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Elsie Deane collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Farrow Falcon Press
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1935
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

Envelope titled 'United for Victory Interlocking Jigsaw'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1942
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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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Book about the Marylebone Cricket Club titled 'MCC 1787-1937'

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Nance Pownall collection
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London, England
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The Times Publishing Company
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1937
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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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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Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Punishment cell 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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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella Beeton

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Messrs Berkelouw collection
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Books
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London, England
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Mrs Isabella Beeton
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1891
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The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

The Billy Book Hughes Abroad

Eveline Coulter collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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1918
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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

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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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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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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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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Games

Games

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Books
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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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Scout patrol leaders fleur-de-lys hat badge

Scout patrol leaders fleur-de-lys hat badge

Barry Williams collection
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Badges
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1930
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Book ttiled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and District 1983' written by Patricia Degens

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Thompson Family collection
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1983
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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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Beauties of Shelley.

Beauties of Shelley.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1830
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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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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Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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L'Amico del Prigionero

L'Amico del Prigionero

Rosa Cappelluti collection
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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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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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The History of Kent County Cricket edited by Lord Harris.

The History of Kent County Cricket edited by Lord Harris.

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Lord Harris
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1907
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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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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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Label printed with 'A guaranteed souvenir from the Japanese Midget Submarine / Sunk in Sydney Harbour, Sunday, May 31st, 1942...'

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Labels
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1942
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Simplified Cost Accounting Procedures for the Printing Trade

Simplified Cost Accounting Procedures for the Printing Trade

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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A Tale of Mississippi.

A Tale of Mississippi.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1840
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The Laurel

The Laurel

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Tilt and Bogue
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1841
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Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

Silver-coloured dessert spoon made from stainless steel

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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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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