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Book - Portrait of Australia - the Elders IXL collection

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

"Portrait of Australia - the Elders IXL collection", 1986

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Brace

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Brace metal with "spoford" or split chuck operated by a thumbscrew, wooden head and handle with varnished finish.

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Historical Caulfield to 1972, photo album by Jenny O’Donnell, Seymour Rd

Glen Eira Historical Society, Caulfield South

2 photos of a brick Victorian single storey

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Book - Flock Book for British Breeds of Sheep in Australia, Volume 51 Section 2 Shortwool Breeds 1959

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

"Flock Book for British Breeds of Sheep in Australia", Volume 51 Section 2 Shortwool Breeds 1959

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Racquet

Tennis Australia, Melbourne

A wooden racquet featuring the decal inscription, along the throat on the obverse: WHIZ. Throat on reverse features red, gold and black decal of company logo, with the inscription 'CHAMPIONSHIP' across a ribbon situated in front of a tennis trophy, within a quartered shield. Materials: Wood, Gut, String, Leather, Metal, Ink, Glue, Lacquer

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Book

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-18 Vol 12

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Pollution in Darebin Creek 10th February 1976

Darebin Parklands Association, Ivanhoe

B&W photograph. Below Railway Bridge.

Historical information

People often pushed cars and supermarket trolleys over the edge of the cliff at the end of Waverley Avenue.

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Girls 1943

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

Back row: Pat Tinworth, Betty Dean, Margaret Short, Jewel Peppin, Elaine Tulloch, ?, Carmen Walters 3rd row: Audrey Gill, ?, Audrey Cornish, June Fraser, Betty Hall, Doreen Eddison, Betty Hodge, Shirley Milne 2nd row: Joyce Woolley, Margot Cash, Jean Inglis, Iris McGregor, Janette Jamieson, Joan White Front Row: Jean Broadway, Gwen Jones, Marion Kent, Mavis Hughes, Isabel Wright, Erica Kugler, Grace Feddersen

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Book - The Medical Annual and Practitioners Index 1913

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

The Medical Annual and Practitioners Index 1913

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Fountain Iron

Orbost & District Historical Society , Orbost

Large black iron fountain with swing handle and hook for using over a fire. Large brass tap and handle.

Historical information

Iron fountain used on open fires etc. Donated by Mrs Norah Osborne, wife of Bruce , principal of High School. Early homes often had an open fire containing a fountain, buckets and kettles that hung from a hook in the fireplace. These containers supplied hot water for cooking, washing and cups of tea. Fountain was placed on hob until needed and then hung over fire.

Inscriptions & Markings

Lid - Clarke & Co * 4 Galls. Bottom - Clarke & Co - 4 Gallons FINEST QUALITY T & C CLARKE & CO

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Book - An Introduction to the Study of Metallurgy

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

Maroon covered fabric, gold lettering on spince and front cover. 292 p.

Historical information

Formerly part of the library of The Ballarat Ironworkers' and Polytechnic Association. Bequeathed to the Association by James Oddie March 1922. Bottom of bookplate reads in red ink "This is one of the volumes of the library of the late JAMES ODDIE, bequeathed by him to the Ironworkers Association, March 1911."

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover bookplate reads "THE BALLARAT Ironworkers' and Polytechnic Association | No 1623."

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pastel on paper - [Cow in Cattle Truck) 1999

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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Ribbon

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Awarded at Agricultural show.

Inscriptions & Markings

KINGSTON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY Champion FANCY OR UTILITY COCK

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Slide

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Carpet sample, c.1955-60.

Historical information

Slide of a carpet pattern dating from the mid to late 1950s.

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Postcard

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Black And White postcard of sailing ship L'Avenir. 100 mm X 138 mm (Sh 173.2 Ships I - L.)

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Shoobra Road, 2, Elsternwick

Glen Eira Historical Society, Caulfield South

Three real estate advertisements and one article about the sale of 2 Shoobra Road on three occasions. Article fro Bayside Weekly of July 2009 by Neil Clerehan describing the house’s history and features. Includes one exterior and two interior colour photographs. Advertisements for sale of 2 Shoobra Road in Bayside Weekly of July 2009, describes house’s features, one exterior colour photograph. Advertisement for sale of 2 Shoobra Road by Auction dated 10/08/2011 in Melbourne Weekly Bayside. Describes house features. Includes one colour exterior photograph and plan of the land. Advertisement for sale of 2 Shoobra Road by auction in Melbourne Weekly Bayside dated 06/06/2012. Describes house features. Includes one exterior and one interior colour photograph.

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Book - Websters Pocket Pronouncing Dictionary

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Websters Pocket Pronouncing Dictionary

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Photograph Seymour 1936 4Div. RAE 2nd and 6th Field Co. - Seymour 1936 4Div. RAE 2nd and 6th Field Co.

RSL Waverley Sub Branch , Glen Waverley

Photograph Black and white mounted on a grey cardboard backing bearing the photographers imprint H M Walker 117 Collins Street Melbourne

Inscriptions & Markings

Seymour 1936 4Div. RAE 2nd and 6th Field Co H M Walker 117 Collins Street Melbourne.

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Photograph

National Wool Museum, Geelong

W7376

Historical information

Photograph taken at the Palais.

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Button

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

1?" brass button from the wreck of the Schomberg. Button has encrustation and verdigris. Button is also cracked.

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Clothing, girl's dress

City of Moorabbin Historical Society operating the Box Cottage Museum, Ormond

A cream, crepe-de-chine, toddler's dress with hand-smocking.

Historical information

This cream, creme-de-chine, toddlers dress with hand-smocking is an example of the dressmaking skills of the women of the families of the pioneer settlers and market gardeners of the Moorabbin Shire c1900

Significance

The pioneer settlers and market gardeners of Moorabbin Shire had to be self reliant and made their own clothing and utensils. This is one of many items that exhibit the skill and craftsmanship of the women in these families

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Artwork - Preparatory Sketches of a Pram by Keith Rash

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

Double sided drawing of a pram, most probably completed in preparation for a signwriting project by Keith rash

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Rope

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Rope, plaited, brown in colour, cut straight at one end, the other end is separated into 3. From wreck of the Fiji. Rope was in envelope printed "Shire of Hampden / PO Box 84, Camperdown 3260" and hand written "rope of wreck of Fiji / 7cm / Mr Wm "Boyce" Display card with rope includes words "Piece of Rope from the Fiji distress rockets and was donated to Flagstaff Hill by a private donor in 1989"

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Booklet - Kyneton District Centenary

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

Blue covered book of 48 pages

Historical information

Timeline and letter to Keith Rash were filed within the pages of this book.

Inscriptions & Markings

Stamped on inside front cover "G.J. McKenna"

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Ribbon

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Awarded at Agricultural show.

Inscriptions & Markings

DAYLESFORD SHOW SOCIETY 1968 Champion UTILITY PIGEON COCK

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Photograph of 36 Glazebrook Street.

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Photograph of 36 Glazebrook Street, Ballarat. Weatherboard house. Owner - Tolmie.

Inscriptions & Markings

TITHERIDGE & GROWCOTT, 17 MAIN STREET, BALLARAT EAST. NO. 36 GLAZEBROOK STREET. 5 ROOMS. CONVENIENCES: GOOD ORDER, COPPER ETC. LAND: LARGE ALLOT. TITLE: TERMS: PRICE: £100.

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Photograph

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Acquired when "Classweave Industries" closed down.

Inscriptions & Markings

H L S POTTER/ PHOTO STORES/...

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Letter & Envelope

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Letter from Caroline M Arnott to Robina A Rogers, in reply to letter by Robina telling of the death of her young son. Envelope has three French (green) stamps across top atright. Envelope addressed to:- "Mrs George A Rogers c/o Chinese Inland Mission Newington Green, N. London". Addressed from (letter)"Hotel Alsace Loraine Cannes " Feby 26th 07" ?

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Photo Album - Guidon

4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment Unit History Room, Macleod

Album of photos, badges and narratives regarding guidons, with particular reference to 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment and 4th,17th, 19th, 8th, 13th and 20th Light Horse Regiments. Includes photos of ceremonial parades and roll of honour of 8th Light Horse members killed at the Nek in 1915.

Inscriptions & Markings

This album has been donated to the Prince of Wales's Light Horse by the Harms family. Ray Harms 22 McDowall St Mitcham Victoria. All photos and preparation of the album has been done by Elizabeth Harms 2 Jocelyn Court Forest Hill Vic.

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Postcard

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Black and White postcard picturing 2 ships plus printed and hand written text. Printed onto front "Victorian Training Ships", "Greetings 1915-1916" and "Willets PHOTO / GEELONG" Written in ink below ships "John Murry" & "Dart". (SH 135 Ships I - L)

Inscriptions & Markings

Printed onto front "Victorian Training Ships", "Greetings 1915-1916" and "Willets PHOTO / GEELONG" Written in ink below ships "John Murry" & "Dart".

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