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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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Dog's leather shoe

Dog's leather shoe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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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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Beauties of song

Beauties of song

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Preparing for an emu hunt, Wogait people, Anson Bay, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905-1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Anson Bay, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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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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The Light on the Hill

The Light on the Hill

Fred Daly collection
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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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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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificate of Registration, and a travel pass

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Travel documents
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Whitework oval linen table centre in mountmellick work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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The Australian Soldiers' Pocket Book, 1943 edition

The Australian Soldiers' Pocket Book, 1943 edition

Royce Hart collection
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1943
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Netball by Joyce Brown

Netball by Joyce Brown

History of Netball - Joyce Brown collection
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Joyce Brown
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1966
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Composing rule

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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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The Last of the Mohicans.

The Last of the Mohicans.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1836
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "JEC"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Kaleidoscope component

Kaleidoscope component

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Kaleidoscopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Head ornaments
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Photograph of five children in a wheelbarrow

Photograph of five children in a wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Miss Lorna M. Colwell
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1920
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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'Martin Place, Sydney, NSW', No. 3, 1925

'Martin Place, Sydney, NSW', No. 3, 1925

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau
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1925
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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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Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and carrier

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Parsons collection
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Water containers
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1920
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Australian silver commemorative medallion in presentation box marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Ritual -The Ritual of the First, Second and Third Degrees and Charges

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John Moore collection
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Books
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1920
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Exercise book titled

Exercise book titled "Dave Worth", contains addresses

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Black and white photograph of Australian swimmers Fanny Durack and Mia Wylie with British swimmer Jennie Fletcher

Black and white photograph of Australian swimmers Fanny Dura...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Miss Sarah Frances 'Fanny' Durack
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1910
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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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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Poole
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1855
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Composing rule

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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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Constitution and Match Rules, Victorian Women's Cricket Association rule book, 1935-1936

Constitution and Match Rules, Victorian Women's Cricket Asso...

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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Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

Bunch of keys from HM Prison Campbell St Hobart

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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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a pictur...

Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

David Collins collection
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Books
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London, England
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1798
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Caste...

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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Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 1955

Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 19...

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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1955
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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The Testing Years

The Testing Years

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Gordon Ross
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1958
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The History of the Hoppers

The History of the Hoppers

Terence Lane collection
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Books
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1979
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Old Humphrey's Addresses

Old Humphrey's Addresses

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Grains
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1886
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club invitations book

Tirranna Picnic Race Club invitations book

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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THE SEASONS; / AND / CASTLE OF INDOLENCE

THE SEASONS; / AND / CASTLE OF INDOLENCE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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"Movement" No.6, edited by Thea Stanley Hughes.

Thompson Family collection
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Composing rule

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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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Five show badges from various Agricultural and Horticultural Associations in NSW

Five show badges from various Agricultural and Horticultural...

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1923
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1926

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1926

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1920
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Cricket

Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Freddie Trueman
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1964
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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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Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Handkerchiefs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elizabeth Francisco
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Toy lawn mower

Toy lawn mower

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Pair of ladies cream embroidered shoes in satin

Pair of ladies cream embroidered shoes in satin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1925
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