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Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison) impressed in black in the centre of the lid

Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison...

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Bride and groom.

Bride and groom.

Margot Child collection
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Magazine clippings
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Mrs Margot Child
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Bride and groom.

Bride and groom.

Margot Child collection
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Magazine clippings
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Mrs Margot Child
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Bailey wood plane

Bailey wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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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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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Fifteen Royal Agricultural Society Member Badges

Fifteen Royal Agricultural Society Member Badges

Colledge Family collection
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Membership badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1925
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1901
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Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

Thompson Family collection
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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United Kingdom
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Mrs Margot Child
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Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Randwick Freemasons 1921-1971

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Commemorative badges
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1921
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Bride

Bride

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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A bride and groom.

A bride and groom.

Margot Child collection
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Photographic postcards
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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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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Wedding acceptance

Wedding acceptance

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Not Test Cricket

Not Test Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J E. Monfries
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1950
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A Chronicle of the Aviation Industry in America 1903 - 1947 by Eaton Manufacturing company

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1890
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Two pinnate leaf boronias and their essential oils...

Two pinnate leaf boronias and their essential oils...

Jean Galbraith collection
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The First Arrivals From Molfetta to Sth Australia

The First Arrivals From Molfetta to Sth Australia

Rosa Cappelluti collection
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Reddish-coloured club with koala motif on both sides of head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Mr Midshipman Easy

Mr Midshipman Easy

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Books
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1944
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2GB picnic with family and friends

2GB picnic with family and friends

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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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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Books
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London, England
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Ian Allan Publishing Ltd
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1978
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Helen Mason collection
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Typewriter accessories
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1927
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Pamphlet published by The Royal Scottish Museum titled 'The Bride in Her Time'

Pamphlet published by The Royal Scottish Museum titled 'The ...

Margot Child collection
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Pamphlets
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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The Royal Museum
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1980
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Gesang Buch owned by Reverend John Grosse's father Bernard Theodor Grosse

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Reverend John Grosse
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1903
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Karrawaingi

Karrawaingi

Terence Lane collection
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1940
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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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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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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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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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Bundle of string, made from human hair, bound and knotted

Bundle of string, made from human hair, bound and knotted

JW Lindo collection
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String
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Shield

Shield

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Shields
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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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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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1916
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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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 Our Sovereign Lady by L. A. Nickolls

Book titled Our Sovereign Lady by L. A. Nickolls

Marion Butcher collection
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Books
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London, England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1956
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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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The Big Scheme of Simple Operation , Linotype

The Big Scheme of Simple Operation , Linotype

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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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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Adventures of Phillip Quarll.

Adventures of Phillip Quarll.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1835
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Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New Zealand in Special Article..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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Dr Martin Luther's Smaller Catechism owned by Reverend John Grosse's father Bernard Theodor Grosse

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Books
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Bernard T. Grosse
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1916
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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.8

Thompson Family collection
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1900
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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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Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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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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Card of appreciation

Card of appreciation

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Shannon Moth fishing fly

Shannon Moth fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr R H. Wigram
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1936
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Photograph of a wedding cake with four tiers

Photograph of a wedding cake with four tiers

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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1973
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