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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1963
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Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxing shorts worn by Lionel Rose

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Lionel Rose collection no. 1
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Clothing
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Lionel Rose
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1964
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Two Fasciolariidae Pleuroploca Australiasia shells

Two Fasciolariidae Pleuroploca Australiasia shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Wattle Day League Ambulance Fund South Australia - Rose Day

Wattle Day League Ambulance Fund South Australia - Rose Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Monotype, Beket Information

Monotype, Beket Information

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Reginald Alder collection no. 1
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Chainsaws
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Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Danarm Pty Ltd
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1958
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Covering letter for a series of five posters from Department of Employment, Education and Training, encouraging women to consider all options of employment

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1990
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

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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Two black and white photograph of Fred Daly

Two black and white photograph of Fred Daly

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1960
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Club

Club

Dr La Mont West collection
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Clubs
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

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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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Bark painting depicting the ceremonial Wawilak ground by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingimbi, 1964

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1964
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Sydney May Day Committee UAW (Union of Australian Women) Best Women's Organisation, 1990

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Macleay Regis Potts Point NSW

Macleay Regis Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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In the struggle for peace ... a toy for every Nicaraguan Child. International Solidarity Campaign of CIMEA

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Australia Day 1917, Their Sacrifice is Worth Your Sacrifice - for Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses

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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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New South Wales Women's Cricket Association 1st grade premiers cloth badge, 1929-1933

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Fern Blade collection
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Club badges
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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Containers
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Engraved boab nut 'A Leprosy Patrol?' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'A Leprosy Patrol?' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1954
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Carpenter's plane

Carpenter's plane

George and Mary Weir collection
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Planes
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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D Malloch & Son
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1949
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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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Scouts souvenir badge - Seventh Australian Jamboree Dandenong 1964-1965

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Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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1964
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Australia Day 1918, Belalie North

Australia Day 1918, Belalie North

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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1958 Ceremonial Land Rover 'Special 88', used on Vice Regal occasions in Queensland during the 1960s and 1970s

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Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Vehicles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pressed Metal Corporation
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1957
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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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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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Photograph of seven teachers posed in front of a window

Photograph of seven teachers posed in front of a window

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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1964
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Stereoscopic view card depicting Wallabies at a trough, from a 1964 Weet-Bix cereal packet series [Card 2 of 16]

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Stereo photographs
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Sanitarium Health Food Co.
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1964
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Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Advance Australia, Australia Day 1918

Advance Australia, Australia Day 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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[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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Booklet of pictures of Pitjantjatjara people, 1986, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Deaconess Winifred M. Hilliard
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1954
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Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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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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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Y.M.C.A., Ashfield Branch

Y.M.C.A., Ashfield Branch

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1907
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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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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngintya
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1954
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I rescued a Raider

I rescued a Raider

Fred Daly collection
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Club badges
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Animal long bone awl

Animal long bone awl

Douglas Seaton collection
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Awls
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Babinda, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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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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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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