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Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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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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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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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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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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1973
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Ansonia Parisian parlour clock with an ornate wood and glass case

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Doris Grattan collection
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Shelf clocks
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New York, United States of America
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Ansonia Clock Company
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1879
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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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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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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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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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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Bath plug

Bath plug

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Sink plugs
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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The Nation's Forum of the Air - Can Education Abolish War?

The Nation's Forum of the Air - Can Education Abolish War?

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Booklets
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E C. Gare
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1946
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Department of Immigration card verifying Mr Capelluti's change of address in 1958

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Rosa Cappelluti collection
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Cards
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1958
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YMCA Membership Card, Austria, 1950

YMCA Membership Card, Austria, 1950

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Membership cards
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Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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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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1973
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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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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1973
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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Handmade copper hammer

Handmade copper hammer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Hammers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Wedding guest card

Wedding guest card

Stella Taber collection
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Cards
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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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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1889

Second Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, W...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1889
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1904
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 188_"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1880
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Card of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Cards
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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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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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1930
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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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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1914
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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1927
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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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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Odette O'Neill collection
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Hand fans
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Bench axe with a steel head branded

Bench axe with a steel head branded "Plumb", and a timber ha...

John Docker collection
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Axes
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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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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show,...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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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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Oilstone mounted in a timber box with a timber lid

Oilstone mounted in a timber box with a timber lid

John Docker collection
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Sharpening stones
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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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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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Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Calendar, 1946

Calendar, 1946

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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1946
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Military Hospital and Civic Post-Office - Mena Camp - Cairo

Military Hospital and Civic Post-Office - Mena Camp - Cairo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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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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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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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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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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1937
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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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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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