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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

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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Tinwald Cycling Club badge and cord

Tinwald Cycling Club badge and cord

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Club badges
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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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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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Letter from Rose Sarah Rasey  headed 'General News', January 1937

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RG Bain collection
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Letters
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China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1936
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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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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1937
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Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Revolve Inc collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Red Letter Day for Maimed Soldiers, Wattle Day League, Hospital Wing, 1917

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Handdrawn map of England showing the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket tour

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Maps
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Flute

Flute

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Woodwind instruments
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Troi Riveria (Three Rivers), Canada
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Olav Schappacher
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1937
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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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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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Typed letter to Elsie Deane from A V Richardson, 16 April 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Letters
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East Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A V. Richardson
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1937
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Souvenir saucer with an oval shaped portrait of Edward VIII, titled 'Coronation / May 12th 1937 / HM Edward VIII'

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Saucers
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King Edward VIII
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1937
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British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

British Sportsman's Club Luncheon, 1937

Elsie Deane collection
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Booklets
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London, England
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Savoy Hotel
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1937
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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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White damask table centre with drawn thread work

White damask table centre with drawn thread work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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1930
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Polish driver's licence in a small grey booklet with card and plastic covers

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EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Drivers licences
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Poland
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1937
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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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Counter sink

Counter sink

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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2-3 inch micrometer

2-3 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Pokerwork kangaroo

Pokerwork kangaroo

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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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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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood folding rule

John Docker collection
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Folding rules
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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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British Scouts district badge, Middlesex

British Scouts district badge, Middlesex

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1937
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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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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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Straight back panel saw

Straight back panel saw

John Docker collection
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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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English Women's Cricket Team 1937

English Women's Cricket Team 1937

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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English Women's Cricket Team
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1937
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Poster titled 'It's 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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook, 1928 to 1937

Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook, 1928 to 1937

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Chequebooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1928
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Wattle Day League Ambulance Fund - Ambulance Day

Wattle Day League Ambulance Fund - Ambulance Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Frawleys chocolate tin

Frawleys chocolate tin

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Chocolate boxes
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Samuel Calvert
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1865
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Letter to Miss Nancy Clements from The Ceylon Tea Company Propaganda Board

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Nance Pownall collection
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Letters
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Ceylon
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Malcolm Dando
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1937
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Australian Prisoners of War Appeal

Australian Prisoners of War Appeal

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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YMCA - With the Boys Always, Everywhere

YMCA - With the Boys Always, Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Club with emu motif on anterior of head and scallop border around 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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Nell McLarty and Elsie Deane standing on a bridge near a canal, Holland, May 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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The Netherlands
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Australian Women's Cricket Team taken at Liverpool Cricket Ground during a game played against the North of England 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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1937
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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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Programme - MARINA, Act I

Programme - MARINA, Act I

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Theatre programs
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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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 stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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2GB picnic with family and friends

2GB picnic with family and friends

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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