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Triangular metal file

Triangular metal file

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Files (tools)
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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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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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 15
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Booklets
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Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend P J '. Ryan
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1940
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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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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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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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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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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Blank envelope

Blank envelope

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid'

Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty,...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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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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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Plaster cast of bust of Oliver Nilsen, former radio broadcaster, electrical engineer, and Lord Mayor of Melbourne by Edmund Joel Dicks

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Edmund Dicks collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1941
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Scout's National Service badge certificate

Scout's National Service badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Two Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop. Barry Williams and Garry Wilson

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Certificate of Good Service

Certificate of Good Service

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Certificates
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Wels, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1947
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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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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aborigina...

Eileen Morgan collection
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Lamps
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Wooden carving of a dugong

Wooden carving of a dugong

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Rela...

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Envelope addressed to E R Deane Esq

Envelope addressed to E R Deane Esq

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Edgar R. Deane
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the cent...

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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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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Black and white promotional postcard photograph of the cast from Bunkey-doo around a 2GB microphone

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, 17 March 1914

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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1914
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Envelopes
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

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

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Nail punch

Nail punch

John Docker collection
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Punches
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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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Pink envelope for holding postcards

Pink envelope for holding postcards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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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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Mid-set dividers

Mid-set dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Polish Demoblisation Certificate 10.6.1947

Polish Demoblisation Certificate 10.6.1947

W Klicki collection
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Certificates
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1947
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Esq, Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Esq, Springfield, Goulbu...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Scout's Pathfinder badge certificate

Scout's Pathfinder badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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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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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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Round slip gauge

Round slip 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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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 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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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Envelope addressed to Dolega-Checinski from Association of Polish Engineers...

Envelope addressed to Dolega-Checinski from Association of P...

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Envelopes
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Poland
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Machine embroidered bookmark with multi-coloured text

Machine embroidered bookmark with multi-coloured text

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Bookmarks
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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