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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with flower, leaf and bee motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Gidleigh collection
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Brands
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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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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Double storey dolls house

Double storey dolls house

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Dolls houses
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate.  Vote 1 J.T. Lang

Labour Selected and Endorsed Candidate. Vote 1 J.T. Lang

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Political badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hon John (Jack) T. Lang
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1920
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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Levi
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1992
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Card with an illustration of a woman

Card with an illustration of a woman

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

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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Kodak camera case

Kodak camera case

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera cases
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Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1926
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Green card with three mounted eucalyptus leaves, the central one decorated with bounding kangaroos and 'Congratulations'

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Terence Lane collection
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1979
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Wedding congratulations card

Wedding congratulations 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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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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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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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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University of Glasgow No. 5 Ticket 1822 for the Public Logic Clasf [sic]

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James Sprent collection
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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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Clements - Larwood banner

Clements - Larwood banner

Nance Pownall collection
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Banners
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1932
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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

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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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Bodice featuring scalloped edges on sleeves neckline and one side of front

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Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Bodices
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Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1934
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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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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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North-western Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Invitation to a State Ball at Parliament House, Canberra, on 25 October 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1934
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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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ochre
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Finniss Springs, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for 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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1978
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Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous 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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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1908
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'And she deserved it!'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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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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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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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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Fifteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Fifteen sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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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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1905
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Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Adzes
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1900
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Australia Bats in Test

Australia Bats in Test

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1912 to 1934

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1912
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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Shield, Broome, Western Australia

Shield, Broome, Western Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shields
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Card with inscribed message

Card with inscribed message

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Cards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Bradman

Bradman

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Biographies
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Angus & Robertson
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1948
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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