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Postcard: Lake Wendouree, Ballarat. Victoria.

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

The coloured card shows Lake Wendouree, Ballarat. There are three sailing vessels on it, one with sails unfurled. In the background are pine trees lining the horizon.

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Badge

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Badge was almost certainly produced as a World War I fundraiser or for peace celebrations.

Inscriptions & Markings

GALA DAY. GEELONG. 1918

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Postcard: The War - Belgian Machine Guns

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

The card is coloured and shows several soldiers walking along a road. They have rifles and some are leading dogs. One dog is pulling a cart. In the background are fairly shabby buildings and tent like structures.

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Photograph

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Murgatroyd Photograph Collection

Historical information

James Murgatroyd worked at Warrnambool Woollen Mills, Federal Mill, Tweedside, Collins Mills and set up looms for Alexander Spinning Mills Sydney, his son Fred Murgatroyd worked as a loom tuner at Yarra Falls, Tweedside and Collins mills in Victoria as well as in Sydney, and studied at Leeds University.

Inscriptions & Markings

F Murgatroyd KODAK PRINT

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Serviette Ring, I J Howse

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

Metal

Inscriptions & Markings

I J Howse

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Haemorrhoidal Injection Syringe - Gabriels

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

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Photograph: PTS 1958 Girls School Class

NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE),

Small black and white photograph of Preston Girls Technical School 1958 class of students, possibly in an art class.

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Letter

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Letter from the The Kelson Products Co to W R Lang 11th April 1940, the testing of wool taken off sheep skins after the animal had been slaughtered

Inscriptions & Markings

469/40

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Photograph

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Photograph of sisters and residents of Nazareth House

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Publication - Pheromones of social bees (Free, J. B.), London, 1987

Wheen Bee Foundation, Beechworth

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Costume

Nhill & District Historical Society Inc., Nhill

Nightdress - Mrs Hines

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Photo of foundation work - Foundation work for the new centre 1972

Slovenian Association Melbourne, Research

Foundation work on the block of the new centre, preparing for the building of the new centre

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Magnetron, 3 cm

University of Melbourne School of Physics Museum, Parkville

Part of magnetron case consisting of a hollow baseless copper cylinder (similar to Reg. No. 18). Copper vanes are arranged spoke-like inside body. Three glass tubes radiate out of the body (similar to Reg. no. 20).

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Endotracheal Tube Cuffed - No 3

Ballarat Base Hospital Trained Nurses League, Ballarat

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Dray

Churchill Island Heritage Farm, NEWHAVEN

Brown wood, dark red wheels, unpainted shafts. Some decorative wood panelling.

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Theatre Program - Blues in the Night (musical) by Sheldon Epps performed at the Athenaeum Theatre commencing 5 October 1992

Melbourne Athenaeum Archives, Melbourne

coloured program: good condition

Historical information

The history of the blues performed by arrangement with Warner Chappell Music, imago Atlantis Pty Ltd, and the Australian Film and Theatre Development, with the assistance and support of the Perth Theatre Fund. Cast: Venetta Fields; Marcie Jones; Jenny Davis; Michael Edward-Stephens.

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Book - Morongo- The First Fifty Years

Morongo Old Collegians' Association,

A book entitled'Morongo-The First Fifty years". It has a green cover featuring the School crest. This book was compiled by Mrs. Doreen Cowperthwaite and commerates the history of the first fifty years. It contains 113 pages with photos,

Historical information

This object is significant because it is a complete history of the first fifty years of Morongo.It is a wonderful book for reference material and has been used continually since its inception. There has only been one printing.

Significance

A precious document never to be repeated.

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed by the owner "Elizabeth Taylor"

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Photograph - Black and White - Ballarat Synagogue

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (formerly University of Ballarat), Mt Helen

Black and white photograph of a brick building in Barkly Street, Ballarat East. The building is known as the Ballarat Synagogue. It is a place or worship for the Ballarat Hebrew Congregation.

Historical information

The Ballarat Synagogue was built in 1861 and regarded as a highly orthodox synagogue in its early years. It is one of the few surviving nineteenth century synagogues in Victoria and is one of the oldest still operating on the mainland of Australia. (http://www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/36862/ballarat_synagogue.pdf)

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Photograph - Federal Woollen Mills, 1933

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Acquired when "Classweave Industries" closed down

Inscriptions & Markings

Federal Woollen Mills, 1933

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Book - The Australian Corriedale Association: Constitution and Rules, 25 June 1980

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

"The Australian Corriedale Association: Constitution and Rules, 25 June 1980", owned by Mr R.W. Pettitt, a former breeder and judge of corriedale sheep whose father and uncle were also stud owners.

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Photograph

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Photograph of lady sitting in armchair. 1 of a pair. Black and white set in wood frame with glass. Possibly an original drawing.

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Photo - Sisters: Ema, Ljudmila, Pavla and Marcela Gec, married Bole, 1932

Slovenian Association Melbourne, Research

Sisters: Ema, Ljudmila, Pavla and Marcela Gec, married Bole, 1932 Sestre: Ema, Ljudmila, Pavla in Marcela Gec, poročene Bole, 1932

Historical information

Four sisters from Gec family, 1932 Štiri sestre iz družine Gec, 1932

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Photograph

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

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Oil on canvasboard - [Towards Mt Buninyong]

Federation University Australia Art Collection , Ballarat

Historical information

This item is part of the Federation University Art Collection. The Art Collection features over 1000 works and was listed as a 'Ballarat Treasure' in 2007.

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Historical Caulfield to 1972, photo album by Jenny O’Donnell, Sandham St

Glen Eira Historical Society, Caulfield South

1 photo of St Josephs Church Presbytery.

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Photograph - The Eureka Stockade

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (formerly University of Ballarat), Mt Helen

Large format reproduction of a handcoloured photograph of the Eureka Stockade taken from the painted canvas by Izett Watson and Thaddeus Welch, which was exhibited as a painted cyclorama in the 'Battle of Waterloo' Cyclorama building, Fitzroy, c1891. The original is in the collection of the State Library of Victoria. (http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/132726)

Historical information

This image was taken for the purposes of illustrating Jack Harvey's book 'Eureka rediscovered'. According to the State Library of Victoria catalogue the work is an over-painted photographic print, photographed by an unknown photographer from the painted canvas by Izett Watson and Thaddeus Welch, which was exhibited as a painted cyclorama in the 'Battle of Waterloo' Cyclorama building, Fitzroy, ca. 1891. This is based on the evidence that the pulleys and brick wall are discernible at the top edge of the image which B. Ireland has not over-painted. This artist may by Beryl Ireland, who was a miniaturist and studied at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School in the 1870s. Beryl Ireland was the niece of Richard Davies Ireland (1816-1877), the lawyer for the Eureka defendants in 1855. Information provided by Dr. Mimi Colligan, 2002. (http://search.slv.vic.gov.au/primo_library/libweb/action/display.do?tabs=detailsTab&ct=display&fn=search&doc=SLV_VOYAGER1657187&indx=2&recIds=SLV_VOYAGER1657187&recIdxs=1&elementId=1&renderMode=poppedOut&displayMode=full&frbrVersion=&dscnt=3&frbg=&tab=default_tab&dstmp=1339483021572&srt=rank&mode=Basic&dum=true&fromLogin=true&vl(freeText0)=Eureka%20Stockade%20Ireland&vid=MAIN)

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed lower right "B. Ireland"

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Booklet - Australian corriedales

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Australian corriedales, produced by the Australian Corriedale Association.

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Miner's Right

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Miner's Right, Maryborough/Wedderburn, No. 87599

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Printmaking - monoprint

Federation University Australia Art Collection , Ballarat

Historical information

This item is part of the Federation University Art Collection. The Art Collection features over 1000 works and was listed as a 'Ballarat Treasure' in 2007.

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independence day coctail party invitation

Polish Museum & Archives in Australia, Footscray

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