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Loved and Lost.

Loved and Lost.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1875
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Ten short lengths of dexion-style racking used to make a ladder by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Ladders
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Kintore Cave, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1963
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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 8. Kangaroo Paw

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 8. Kangaroo Paw

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, 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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John Rodgers
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1868
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Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, 1933

Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, 1933

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Albums
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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A Tale of Mississippi.

A Tale of Mississippi.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1840
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Peace

Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Nineteen brown paper sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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South Australian Electoral Department poster with design by Jillian Davey of Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Posters
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jillian Davey
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1954
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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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Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Knights Bachelor record, 1965-1973

Knights Bachelor record, 1965-1973

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Books
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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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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Netball the Australian Way by Joyce Brown

Netball the Australian Way by Joyce Brown

History of Netball - Joyce Brown collection
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Joyce Brown
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1974
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Letter holder

Letter holder

Union of Australian Women collection
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Letter holders
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Books
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Latvia
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1939
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Counter sink

Counter sink

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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Photograph of Fred Daly and Huong-Kuo-shu

Photograph of Fred Daly and Huong-Kuo-shu

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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1963
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly with Director of Finance, 1963

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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China
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1963
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Foot switch

Foot switch

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Radius gauge set

Radius gauge set

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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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1954
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Flying Foxes

Flying Foxes

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1963
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Watsons Bay Sydney NSW

Watsons Bay Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maiuya
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1954
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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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Teapot stand

Teapot stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teapot stands
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Patjiparan
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1882
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Patjiparan
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1954
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A Family Affair, The Story of the Carlaws of Glasgow

A Family Affair, The Story of the Carlaws of Glasgow

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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Crystal glass given to Alderman Edna Ryan by women employees of Fairfield Council after she successfully campaigned for equal pay for them

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Edna Ryan collection
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Drinking glasses
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Fairfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna Ryan
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1960
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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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London, England
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Thea S. Hughes
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1978
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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.8

Thompson Family collection
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The Queen Came By

The Queen Came By

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1955
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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Book titled 'China Today.  Series 3.  Reconstruction in China'

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Books
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China
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Stick

Stick

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Artists equipment
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Deaconess Winifred M. Hilliard
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1954
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Black cloth armband printed with a peace symbol and 'Close Woomera Rocket Range'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Armbands
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Poster -

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club cash book from 1925 to 1928

Tirranna Picnic Race Club cash book from 1925 to 1928

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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1925
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Karl Maria Stadler Munchen International Women's Day March 8 tea-towel

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Engraved boab nut 'An Illicit Affair?' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'An Illicit Affair?' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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The Complete Cricketer

The Complete Cricketer

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Albert E. Knight
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1906
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L'Amico del Prigionero

L'Amico del Prigionero

Rosa Cappelluti collection
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