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Card of appreciation

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Wooden To'bre drum set, of a drum and three drum sticks

Wooden To'bre drum set, of a drum and three drum sticks

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Percussion instruments
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Damania

Damania

Patsy Jones collection
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Chainsaw parts and maintenance tools in a cardboard box

Chainsaw parts and maintenance tools in a cardboard box

Reginald Alder collection no. 1
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Tool components
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Epping, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Reginald F. Adler
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1958
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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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Napura
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1954
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Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Herbert Raberaba
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1967
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The Trade Cycle

The Trade Cycle

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Book titled The Eureka Stockade

Book titled The Eureka Stockade

Raffaello Carboni collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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George Serras
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1855
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Vietnam Moratorium badge

Vietnam Moratorium badge

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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1975
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Beauties of Shelley.

Beauties of Shelley.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1830
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Second prize awarded for 'Round Rose Tablecloth' at Euroa Agricultural & Pastoral Society 78th Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Euroa, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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String bag

String bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Conidae Conus Aulicus (uncommon)

Conidae Conus Aulicus (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Broome

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Broome

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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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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Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kitik
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1954
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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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Contributions to the orchidology of Australia and New Zealand

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Jean Galbraith collection
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Free Nelson Mandela

Free Nelson Mandela

Kerry Browning collection
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Banners
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South Africa, Africa
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Nelson R. Mandela
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1990
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Bale hook used by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker, 1950-1960s

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Hooks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1954
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MDs: A Romance in Modern Merchandising

MDs: A Romance in Modern Merchandising

J B Young Ltd collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Sands Pty Ltd
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1948
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The crab

The crab

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangingapa
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1969
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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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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Purkinya
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1954
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Romantic Royal Marriages

Romantic Royal Marriages

Margot Child collection
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New York, United States of America
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Mrs Margot Child
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1981
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Latvian white, red and grey costume blouse

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Blouses
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1939
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

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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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Women's Democratic Organisation of Afghanistan

Women's Democratic Organisation of Afghanistan

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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London Nights Entertainments.

London Nights Entertainments.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lutherbuch 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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1902
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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

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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Thank you card for engagement

Thank you card for engagement

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Congratulations

Congratulations

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Congratulations card

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Margot Child collection
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Book titled The History of the Convict Ship 'Success'

Book titled The History of the Convict Ship 'Success'

Neville Locker collection
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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1929
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The Testing Years

The Testing Years

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Gordon Ross
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1958
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Chasm Is.

Chasm Is.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Niretjanga
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1969
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Newspaper clipping featuring a wedding report from the 1890's

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Old English Cricketers by A.W. Pullin

Old English Cricketers by A.W. Pullin

Nanette Ward collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Alfred W. Pullin
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1900
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Article about family history

Article about family history

Margot Child collection
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