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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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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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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary

Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary

Thompson Family collection
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Dictionaries
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Edna M. Thompson
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Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Copper dustpan and brush

Copper dustpan and brush

Thompson Family collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Unused postcard depicting the Lounge Car on the Blue Train, Rhodesia

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Zimbabwe
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Sunny Radio Club, 3SR

Sunny Radio Club, 3SR

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Club badges
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Reverend John Grosse
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Photograph of 'Spring Bank Island from slopes Black Mt, 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Spring Bank Island, Lake Burley Griffin, Acton, Canberra, Australia...
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1971
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Photograph of Edna Thompson

Photograph of Edna Thompson

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Edna M. Thompson
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Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Thompson Family collection
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Pamphlets
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New Zealand
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YMCA - Red Triangle Day

YMCA - Red Triangle Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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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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"Pelmanism". Lesson No.7

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Gregory's Road Map of New South Wales

Gregory's Road Map of New South Wales

Thompson Family collection
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Road maps
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Small paperback book by Thea Stanley Hughes titled 'The Unknown Drug'

Small paperback book by Thea Stanley Hughes titled 'The Unkn...

Thompson Family collection
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London, England
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Thea S. Hughes
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1978
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Large rectangular deep white enamel dish with blue rim at the top

Large rectangular deep white enamel dish with blue rim at th...

Thompson Family collection
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Dishes
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Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Adelaide YMCA Active Service Home and Abroad

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Century Road Club, America

Century Road Club, America

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Club badges
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Hugh Patton to Edna Thompson on receipt of her British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Thompson Family collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Course completion certificate awarded to Edna Thompson from Prahran Technical School, 1928

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Thompson Family collection
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Certificates
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1928
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Photograph of 'roadside across lake to Yarralumla Nursery headland, 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1971
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Photograph of Edna Thompson and 'Tuppy' Franz, Martin Place Sydney, 1934

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Thompson Family collection
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Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1934
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Booklet titled 'Motoring Through The Garden Route with RACSA'

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Thompson Family collection
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South Africa, Africa
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New Testament bible

New Testament bible

Thompson Family collection
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Religious books
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British Scouts district badge, Surrey

British Scouts district badge, Surrey

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Letter of congratulations from Peter Bailey to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Certificate awarded to E Thompson from the Royal Canberra Golf Club Associates

Certificate awarded to E Thompson from the Royal Canberra Go...

Thompson Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

Thompson Family collection
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Telegram to Miss Edna Thompson from Macolm Fraser

Telegram to Miss Edna Thompson from Macolm Fraser

Thompson Family collection
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Telegrams
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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden board

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Thompson Family collection
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Small paperback book by Thea Stanley Hughes titled 'The Unknown Drug'

Small paperback book by Thea Stanley Hughes titled 'The Unkn...

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Thea S. Hughes
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1978
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Framed poem titled 'Missin' You' by Lawrence Hawthorne.

Framed poem titled 'Missin' You' by Lawrence Hawthorne.

Thompson Family collection
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Documents
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Unused postcard depicting Birchenough Bridge, Rhodesia

Unused postcard depicting Birchenough Bridge, Rhodesia

Thompson Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Zimbabwe
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Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Technical Girls School, 1927

Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Te...

Thompson Family collection
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Certificates
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Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1927
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Photograph of a girls hockey team

Photograph of a girls hockey team

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Small leather case and its contents of sewing items

Small leather case and its contents of sewing items

Thompson Family collection
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Sewing equipment
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"Pelmanism" Lesson No.8

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Barnett & Jaffe Baja photographic slide case set

Barnett & Jaffe Baja photographic slide case set

Thompson Family collection
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Cases
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Pair of surgical forceps

Pair of surgical forceps

Thompson Family collection
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Small black trunk used by Edna Thompson AIF

Small black trunk used by Edna Thompson AIF

Thompson Family collection
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Trunks
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Edna M. Thompson
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Tweezers

Tweezers

Thompson Family collection
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RAC/VIC car badge

RAC/VIC car badge

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Club badges
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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British Scouts district badge, Liverpool

British Scouts district badge, Liverpool

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Package for Tannafax Tannic Acid Jelly

Package for Tannafax Tannic Acid Jelly

Thompson Family collection
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Medicine packaging
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Square Arnotts brand biscuit tin

Square Arnotts brand biscuit tin

Thompson Family collection
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Biscuit tins
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Arnott's
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Letter and envelope

Letter and envelope

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Edna M. Thompson
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Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick dark clouds above. 1935

Landscape featuring a sparse plain, gentle hills and thick d...

Thompson Family collection
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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden board

Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden boar...

Thompson Family collection
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Haji Sir Abdullah Haroon Memorial Tennis Tournament 1951 Ladies Doubles trophy

Haji Sir Abdullah Haroon Memorial Tennis Tournament 1951 Lad...

Thompson Family collection
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Trophies
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Pakistan
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1951
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Price list with meal and room rates for the Nikko Palace Hotel

Price list with meal and room rates for the Nikko Palace Hot...

Thompson Family collection
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YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

YMCA - With Our 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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Travel brochure titled 'South Africa's Transvaal'

Travel brochure titled 'South Africa's Transvaal'

Thompson Family collection
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Travel pamphlets
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South Africa, Africa
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Letter of congratulations from I. A. Nowland to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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White enamel kidney dish

White enamel kidney dish

Thompson Family collection
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Health and medical equipment
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The Handy Canberra Cookery Booklet

The Handy Canberra Cookery Booklet

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1946
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Caribbean Scouts district badge, Trinidad & Tobago

Caribbean Scouts district badge, Trinidad & Tobago

Robin Maloney collection
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Club badges
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Junior RSPCA

Junior RSPCA

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Club badges
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Reverend John Grosse
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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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Photograph 'from near Geophysics building to Black Mt & CSIRO (across Sullivans Creek), 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
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1971
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