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Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman

Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an Africa...

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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Tea cosy

Tea cosy

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Tea-cosies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1950
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Pamphlet published by The Royal Scottish Museum titled 'The Bride in Her Time'

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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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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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Books
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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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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Wedding certificate

Wedding certificate

Margot Child collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1921
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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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Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Richard Hunt & Co Pty Ltd
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1960
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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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Poster

Poster

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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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to Sir Robert Menzies

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1963
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Jenny calipers

Jenny calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Child's drawing by Pamela, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Pamela, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pamela
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1954
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

Lightburn collection
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Motor cars
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Camden, South Australia, Australia
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Lightburn & Co Ltd
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1963
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Royal Sisters Volume Two

Royal Sisters Volume Two

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Books
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Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Book Depot
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1953
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Photograph of coffin

Photograph of coffin

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery Snr.
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1912
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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Coli...

Colin Davis collection
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Measuring instruments
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Australia and the Olympic Games Guide

Australia and the Olympic Games Guide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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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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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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United States of America
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Mrs Margot Child
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1892
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Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon depicting US President Nixon's head as an American eagle

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Frank Benier
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1961
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Australian Bride to be, Vol. 19

Australian Bride to be, Vol. 19

Margot Child collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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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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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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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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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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Ngintya
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Place card

Place card

Margot Child collection
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Vietnam Moratorium Withdrawal All Troops Now

Vietnam Moratorium Withdrawal All Troops Now

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Vietnam
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1975
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French postcard featuring a bride and groom

French postcard featuring a bride and groom

Margot Child collection
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Postcards
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France
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Mrs Margot Child
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Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Expo '67 - Sound Chair collection
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Chairs
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1967
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1976
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Heroes and Wizards

Heroes and Wizards

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Books
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1939
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Serigraph print by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 1982, Ernabella SA

Serigraph print by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 1982, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Screenprints
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1982
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.30. Lesser Bottlebrush

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.30. Lesser Bottlebrush

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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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

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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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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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitations
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1909
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Horts Chronology and Ancient History.

Horts Chronology and Ancient History.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1820
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1948
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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