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Wiltshire brand wood taper file

Wiltshire brand wood taper file

John Docker collection
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Files (tools)
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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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Old English Cricketers by A.W. Pullin

Old English Cricketers by A.W. Pullin

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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England, United Kingdom
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Alfred W. Pullin
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1900
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Paperback book titled

Paperback book titled "Pelmanism"

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shady.

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shady.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1823
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Wooden drum

Wooden drum

Regina Wagner collection
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Musical drums
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Allson E. Tabuai
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1982
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Red bow and arrow with feathers

Red bow and arrow with feathers

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Archery equipment
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Jack Buckskin collection
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Clubs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jack Buckskin
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Passenger list for SS Jervis Bay, from Brisbane, 16 March 1937

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Amy Hudson collection
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Lists
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1836
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Rally for the Rivers Adelaide 1983

Rally for the Rivers Adelaide 1983

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Bread board

Bread board

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1933
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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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Metal rule

Metal 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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Handwritten letter from Margaret Peden to Elsie Dean, 9 March 1938

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Elsie Deane collection
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Letters
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Peden
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1938
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Volume 2, 1873-6, Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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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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Book titled 'Pelmanism - Concentration and Mental Control Lesson No.4'

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Thompson Family collection
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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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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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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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

David Collins collection
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Books
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London, England
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1798
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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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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

George O Crawford collection
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Mallets
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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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Torrens Lake, Adelaide

Torrens Lake, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1901
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinner plate bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

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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Girl and boy dressed in period costume, boy presenting flowers to girl

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Henri
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1938
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

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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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Metal grooving tool

Metal grooving tool

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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Wood gouge with a timber handle

Wood gouge with a timber handle

John Docker collection
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Gouges
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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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Trevor O'Brien
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White huckaback hand towel with a coloured fancywork design of an English house

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Handtowels
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1930
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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North Terrace looking east, Adelaide, SA

North Terrace looking east, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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With the 15th Australian XI

With the 15th Australian XI

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney (Syd) Smith
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1922
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Holden Calais 2017 V-series sedan

Holden Calais 2017 V-series sedan

Holden Calais collection
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Motor cars
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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2017
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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Metal bracelet with 23 souvenir enamel badges from various NSW districts

Metal bracelet with 23 souvenir enamel badges from various N...

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Bracelets
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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Victor Harbour Soldiers' Memorial Gardens

Victor Harbour Soldiers' Memorial Gardens

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

John Docker collection
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Keyhole saws
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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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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

John Docker collection
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Spokeshaves
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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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Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Dispatch box with 'Premier of New South Wales' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1901
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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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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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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Wooden toy car

Wooden toy car

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy motor cars
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Margriet Kookboek

Margriet Kookboek

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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1948
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