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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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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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Plaque made by Albert Namatjira with inscription 'Palm Valley Central Australia'

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Albert Namatjira collection no. 2
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Plaques
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Namatjira
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1935
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Head ornament

Head ornament

JW Lindo collection
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Headwear
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Australia Day 1917

Australia Day 1917

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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Child's drawing - When Mr Chaseling came to Yirrkala in 1935 by Joyce Bulnyinda, Yirrkala NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joyce Bulnyinda
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1935
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Telescopic gauge

Telescopic 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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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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Child's drawing of a sail boat - Mr Chaseling was here was 1935 by Paul

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Paul
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1935
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ACF - Australian Comforts Fund 1918

ACF - Australian Comforts Fund 1918

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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1918
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Macleay Museum collection
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Boxes
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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1932
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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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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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Cylindrical 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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For Our King Lower Light 1918

For Our King Lower Light 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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White linen Duchess set consisting of one oval table centre and two round doilies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Circular Children's Patriotic Fund - For the Sick & Prisoners of War, 1918

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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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1918
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Large green scrapbook containing newspaper articles and photographs from 1927 to 1945 relating to Emilie Roach and her contemporaries on the show circuit

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Colledge Family collection
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Scrapbooks
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1927
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Dinna Forget, Army Nurses Day October 27th, 1917

Dinna Forget, Army Nurses Day October 27th, 1917

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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Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Repatriation Day fundraising badge

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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1915
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QSL card for 3XY Efftee's Quality Station

QSL card for 3XY Efftee's Quality Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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Geology Of The Country South And East Of The Murray River, With Special Reference To The Subterranean Water Supply In Wells And Bores Along The Pinnaroo And Bordertown Railways

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Reports
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry Y. Brown
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1910
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Depth gauge

Depth 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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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with ac...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Tricycle horse that belonged to the Gibson children, Burrungurroolong

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Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Tricycles
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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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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distanc...

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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Photograph of Winnie Hannan (nee O'Sullivan) with Lily Molloy on a merry-go-round

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1925
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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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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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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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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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1935
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[Red Cross] Dieu Defend Le Droit - September 1917

[Red Cross] Dieu Defend Le Droit - September 1917

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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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

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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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Digging sticks
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Wooden toy mangle

Wooden toy mangle

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Household toys
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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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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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Lead kangaroo figure for Cadbury's Cocoa Promotion, England 1930s

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Terence Lane collection
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Promotional toys
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England, United Kingdom
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Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd
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1930
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1930
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Child's drawing - Mr Chaseling the first missionary was here in 1935

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kevin IYS P.P.S.
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1935
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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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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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Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Terence Lane collection
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Matchboxes
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California, United States of America
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Matson Navigation Company
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1926
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Bradawl with a partly broken handle

Bradawl with a partly broken handle

John Docker collection
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Awls
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Welsh Scouts district badge - North Wales

Welsh Scouts district badge - North Wales

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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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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Plane iron

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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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fishing reel

Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fi...

Gordon Winter collection
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Bottles
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England
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1930
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