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A man seated in a garden setting

A man seated in a garden setting

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photograph showing Fred Daly at a microphone

Photograph showing Fred Daly at a microphone

Fred Daly collection
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Photo of six young children wearing school uniforms

Photo of six young children wearing school uniforms

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Two women and a small child sitting on the rocks near the sea with a lighthouse in the distance and hills on the horizon

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Thompson Family collection
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Photograph 'across lake from opposite entrance ANU Club, 1971'

Photograph 'across lake from opposite entrance ANU Club, 197...

Thompson Family collection
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Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1971
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "AAA"

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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War Relief fundraising certificate issued to May Knowles in 1944

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1944
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Fred Daly on the steps of Parliament House with an earpiece

Fred Daly on the steps of Parliament House with an earpiece

Fred Daly collection
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly and a group wearing evening wear, 1960

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Fred Daly collection
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Maastricht, Netherlands
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1960
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Three young walkers sitting at a picnic table

Three young walkers sitting at a picnic table

Otto Cserhalmi collection
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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Five men in front of a van with a sign 'Stop Genocide of Hungarians in Rumania'

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Otto Cserhalmi collection
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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1988
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Photograph of elderly man with white hair and beard

Photograph of elderly man with white hair and beard

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Repulse Bay Hotel, 1923

Repulse Bay Hotel, 1923

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1923
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The Gap, Frasers Range

The Gap, Frasers Range

Colledge Family collection
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Scene from JC Williamson's production of 'Bitter Sweet' 1932

Scene from JC Williamson's production of 'Bitter Sweet' 1932

Herbert Browne collection
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Large bed of daffodils in bloom with a young girl kneeling beside them wearing a pinafore and a large hat

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1913
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Four photographs of Benny Zable - Roxby Rally, and, The cage installation on the steps of Parliament House Adelaide 1984

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Nomadic Action Group
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1984
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Hand-knitted khaki glove

Hand-knitted khaki glove

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Gloves
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Photograph of Fred Daly with an unidentified male holding a framed print titled

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Fred Daly collection
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Australian Labor Party
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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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Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tool components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Francis 'Frank' M. Forde
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1945
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Photograph of a landscape owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a landscape owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Black and white photograph of a view from Old Parliament House in Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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View of Peking, Looking NW from the Drum Tower, January 1915

View of Peking, Looking NW from the Drum Tower, January 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Mr Jn. Turner

Mr Jn. Turner

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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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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Painted mural on side wall of house

Painted mural on side wall of house

Ruth Crow collection
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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North Melbourne Association
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1982
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Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Enid Treadgold collection
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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W J Munns, Gravesend
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1917
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Photograph of man sitting atop stacked boxes on tractor trailor in orchard

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Carmelo Mirabelli Mr
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Woman standing on a sheltered balcony, holding a baby in a long dress - Yvonne 3 months

Woman standing on a sheltered balcony, holding a baby in a l...

Thompson Family collection
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Mollie Flaherty bowling

Mollie Flaherty bowling

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Herald & Weekly Times Ltd / News Limited
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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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School Girls marching through the streets of Yunnanufu, Yunnan Province Nov 1917

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Photograph and ABC studio business card of Herbert Browne, 1938

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Herbert Browne collection
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Man at a writing desk

Man at a writing desk

WS Kalf collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Wim S. Kalf
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a lectern, with two men behind him

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Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mother...

Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Handwritten document in lead and blue pencil

Handwritten document in lead and blue pencil

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Grade 2 exercise book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when attending Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Exercise books
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Group of dignitaries seated in a grand stand watching a cricket match

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Nanette Ward collection
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Montreal, Canada
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Sir Thomas Tait
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1913
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Kings Hall in the Provisional Parliament House.

Kings Hall in the Provisional Parliament House.

Ruth Schmedding collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Robert A. Broinowski
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Bride and groom

Bride and groom

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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The Lea tree stood beside the Gordon River for 2000 years or so...until that fateful night

The Lea tree stood beside the Gordon River for 2000 years or...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Gordon River, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Lea
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1983
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Black and white photograph of a bull Woodleigh Beef Shorthorns

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Woodleigh, Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
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Foredeck of Hanmui on trip from Hankow to Honk Kong, 1921

Foredeck of Hanmui on trip from Hankow to Honk Kong, 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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People walking through park

People walking through park

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Florence Faithfull in profile seated on a rocking chair.

Florence Faithfull in profile seated on a rocking chair.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Florence Faithfull
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Black and white photograph of Randwick Junior Rugby Union Football Club, 3rd Grade Premiers, 1920

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Randwick Rugby Union Football Club
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1920
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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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Photograph of motor cars lined up outside Young Bros Auctioneers at a Special Sheep Sale

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Mr William H. Treloar
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1910
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