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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

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Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1920
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Hungarian Army Book

Hungarian Army Book

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Budapest, Hungary
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1944
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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East Melbourne Cricket Club. Its History 1860-1910

East Melbourne Cricket Club. Its History 1860-1910

Nanette Ward collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Alfred E. Clarke
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1910
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Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu Rivers

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Olympic Saga

Olympic Saga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Keith Donald
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1957
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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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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1905
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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William Marples & Son
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1920
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Axe handle

Axe handle

Papuan Official collection
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Axes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Games

Games

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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The Party. A Nature Hunter, Carpenter, Dr Bradley, Colhoon, A nature hunter, Self at the camera. Feb 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Black cord lanyard

Black cord lanyard

Colledge Family collection
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Uniform accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Treatise into Virtue and Merit.

Treatise into Virtue and Merit.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1749
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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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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Photograph of a pagoda style building and people standing on the stone wall

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure with no roof and with stone rubble around the building

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a carved cylindrical monument with two wing like sturctures on each side at the top

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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 titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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A camel in difficulties - fallen on the slippery road with a load. Kalgan, Nov. 1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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O Maman of B.A.T. Co Ltd as he arrived in Kalgan 20-12-1914

O Maman of B.A.T. Co Ltd as he arrived in Kalgan 20-12-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of a street scene with one main road in the centre with many people walking on it or pulling carts

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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G.L.A - with his Amah holding Daddy's watch to his ear. Hankow Feby 1926

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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By-Laws Portland Lodge of Victoria

By-Laws Portland Lodge of Victoria

John Moore collection
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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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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Photograph of five rectangular monuments with carved animals

Photograph of five rectangular monuments with carved animals

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A pagoda in a temple compound at Lamannao Jan 1915

A pagoda in a temple compound at Lamannao Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph of Chinese soldiers marching in the streets of Kalgan

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

David Collins collection
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London, England
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1802
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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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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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Photograph of a parade

Photograph of a parade

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A Cattle Station in Australia

A Cattle Station in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Street scene featuring a camel, carrying a wooden container, led by a man

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Western Australia

Western Australia

Joan Stanbury collection
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Miss Australia Company
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1959
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Chinshihuang - The Entombed Warriors King by Leo Tien

Chinshihuang - The Entombed Warriors King by Leo Tien

Leo Tien collection
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China
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Father Leo Tien
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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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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Nine people gathering plants in a river in front of a row of houses

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Our Native Land: Its Scenery and Associations

Our Native Land: Its Scenery and Associations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1879
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