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Photograph

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Murgatroyd Photograph Collection

Historical information

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

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Photograph - Lightning Ridge rally

Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) , Ballarat

Black and white photographic print with matt finish and white border. Image shows two men and two women sitting at a desk with a Southern Cross flag behind them. The photograph was taken in 1974 and depicts (from left to right) Jim Lawrie, Wal Ridley, Val McCudden and Beryl Davis at a protest against the Mining Act of 1973

Historical information

Image taken at protest against the Mining Act of 1973 which removed Miner's Rights gained after the Eureka Uprising. A flag was made by the women of Lightning Ridge in imitation of the Ballarat Flag of the Southern Cross and was used as a symbol during the protest. This photograph was supplied to the Ballarat City Council when it acquired the Lightning Ridge flag

Inscriptions & Markings

Post-it note associated with the image has been filed. Text as follows: "Protest Meeting 2/4/1974 L.R. Jim Lawrie (ministers Representative Wal Ridley (President) VAL McCudden (Secretary) Beryl Davis. Treasurer"

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Document - Waranga Conservation Study. Volume 1

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

White back cover, clear plastic over front cover. Picture on cover of Rimes farmhouse, Bakers Bridge Road, Wanalta C 1874-8

Historical information

Recommendations and guidelines. A study of historical data on local conservation for Waranga Shire. Includes early photos of houses in Murchison and Rushworth

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Pocket Knife

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Piece of Pocket Knife, metal. Artefact Reg No S/121. Recovered from the wreck of the Schomberg.

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Spike

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Spike, metal with concretion on handle.

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Publication - More than honey: the future of the Australian honey bee and pollination industries (The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia), Canberra, 2008

Wheen Bee Foundation, Beechworth

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Photograph - Gala Day float 1938

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

"Gala Day" Geelong float, the last float entered by the Federal Woollen Mill.

Inscriptions & Markings

1938

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Arbor Day at Victoria Park.

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Green & Yellow poster for Arbor Day at Victoria Park. Fifty Oak Trees to be planted by The Committee & Officers of the Ballarat Benevolent Society in Commemoration Of Queen Victoria's 71st Birthday 1890.

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Coin, 1904.

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Silver. "Five Cents" "Hong Kong" "1904"on one side around Chinese writing figures. Other side has bust of Edward VII

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Ball container, Ball

Tennis Australia, Melbourne

An unsealed can of three Slazenger (U.K.) 'High Visibily Hard Court' tennis balls. Missing ring-pull lid; has a plastic reclosure lid. Materials: Metal, Ink, Rubber, Synthetic material, Plastic

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Genealogical Document - Poulter Family

Greensborough Historical Society,

A collection of copies of extracts listing members of the Poulter family and their origins.

Historical information

A collection of copies of extracts listing members of the Poulter family and their origins. Includes Susan and James Chapman.

Significance

Background to the Poulter family, Greensborough pioneers.

Inscriptions & Markings

Some handwritten notes are included.

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Photograph

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Sepia tone group photo. Group dressed in Jerseys & nickerbockers in three rows = 25 young men. Ink inscription: "Ballarat Football Club 1882". Reverse Label: Top Row: J. Lanyon, J. Graham, F. Clarke, W. Jackman, R. Foley, ? Taylor, L. Foley, R. Bodycomb, P. Lewis, J. Lawlor. Middle Row: P. Luplau, H. Cooper, P. Richardson, H. Downes, A. Bushby, A.B. Berry, W. Jamieson. Sitting: J. Davies, C. Mathews, J. Fraser, F. Gay, D. Webb.

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Scales, Weighing

Bright & District Historical Society operating the Bright Museum, Bright

Metal, suspension gold scales, very rusted, gold pans broken. 00223.1 : Arm and handle 00223.2 : Intact dish - brass with four suspension holes. Slight damage on side. 00223.3 : Two parts to the dish - badly damaged.

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Collar Box

Coal Creek Community Park & Museum, Korumburra

A round bone-coloured Bakelite collar box with lid. The word Collar in black copperplate lettering on the lid.

Inscriptions & Markings

none

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Medal - Mercantile Marine War medal

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

Miniature with ribbon. Description of full size medal: A circular, bronze medal, 1.42 inches in diameter. The obverse has a bareheaded effigy of King George V, facing left, with the legend: GEORGIVS V BRITT : OMN : REX ET IND : IMP : The reverse shows a merchant ship ploughing her way through stormy seas, an enemy submarine sinking and a sailing vessel in the background. The base of the reverse has the inscription FOR * WAR * SERVICE / MERCANTILE MARINE / * 1914 - 1918 * in three lines. Around the edge of the rim is a laurel wreath. The ribbon is 1.25 inches wide and is coloured green, white (thin middle stripe), and red (represent starboard and port running lights with the masthead steaming light in the centre).

Historical information

The Mercantile Marine War Medal was awarded by the Board of Trade of the United Kingdom to members of the Merchant Navy for one or more voyages through a war or danger zone during the course of World War I.

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Forms - CTS - Folder of forms - Collingwood Technical School 1920- .

NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE), Fairfield

Forms, letterhead, etc. supplied by Education Department. With examples of each form. [Not dated Range from 1920-]. Collected in brown hard cover folder with string binding.

Historical information

The Education Department Victoria supplied forms and other stationery to schools and this folder contains many examples dating from the 1920s to 1960s. Examples are letterhead and envelopes, staff vacancy forms, fee register sheets, etc.

Significance

A wide variety of examples is contained in this folder. Forms such as these would normally survive with writing on them. These are unused and in good condition.

Inscriptions & Markings

Typed list of contents on first page. Handwritten on cover: "Materials"

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Book - 150 Ans de Memoire Collective Caledonienne

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Orange, grey and white soft cover with green, black and orange text on the front cover. Grey and white back cover with repetitive phrase on the back

Historical information

A short history of the diverse nationalities that make up the society of New Caledonia after French possession, including various groups, including Japanese migrants who were interned in Australia, Camp 4. in WW2.|Single men of Japanese origin were held in Loveday Camp in South Australia and prisoners of war in Cowra, NSW. The book was published for the Exposition in September, 2003

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Theatre program - The Good Person of Szechwan (play) by Bertolt Brecht translated by Eric Bentley performed by the Melbourne Theatre company at the Athenaeum Theatre commencing 8 July 1981

Melbourne Athenaeum Archives, Melbourne

paper program

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Plate

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Plate china willow pattern large, knot motif on back in blue with EC printed on base

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Programme

Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum, Ballarat

Green double sheet with black print contains advertisements of Ballarat and Synopsis of Play, under the direction of Geo. Herbert & R.L. Nicoll. The Comic Opera "The Grand Duchess Of Gerolstein".

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Book, Knitting - Patons Knitting Book no. 455

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

One of a collection of 56 knitting pattern books donated by Mrs Hilma Carruthers. These books had been used by Mrs Carruthers, her mother and her two daughters. This book was produced by Patons and Baldwins and contains knitting patterns for men's garments. It was sold by Buckley and Nunn Limited, the Melbourne department store.

Inscriptions & Markings

No. / 455 / Patons / KNITTING BOOK / No. / 455 / P&B / WOOLS / PATONS / BLUEBELL or CAIRN . TOTEM . PATONYLE . BEEHIVE 3-PLY / BEEHIVE 4-PLY . HIGHLAND SPORTS . HEYDAY SPORTS / 1'9 BUCKLEY & NUNN LIMITED

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Folio - Prisoner of War Regulations & the Argus Index.

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Gren covered plastic bound printed material in plastic sleeves.

Inscriptions & Markings

Prisoner of War Regulations & the Argus Index.

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Scarf

Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura

Woven woollen scarf in royal blue, cream, red and green

Historical information

Made and used at Camp 3

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Book, Minute - Western Australian State Wool Committee Minutes of Proceedings, 12 October 1945 to 12 July 1946

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Western Australian State Wool Committee Minutes of Proceedings, 12 October 1945 to 12 July 1946.

Inscriptions & Markings

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN STATE WOOL COMMITTEE / MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS / from / 12th October 1945 to 12th July 1946

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Nail

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, Warrnambool

Copper nail with petrified wooden section attached and washer on the end, covered in verdigris. L 200mm x W 75mm x H 25mm. Recovered from the wreck of the Schomberg. Previous number PWO 2366.

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Illustration

National Wool Museum, Geelong

Historical information

Each illustration is of a scene inside the Dennys Lascelles Building in the early days of its use as the National Wool Museum. The artists were members of the CEP Project.

Inscriptions & Markings

CEP P3oject/ Drawings and watercolours/ of/ Dennys Lascelles

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Containers, Shaving cream, blue glass jar

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

A blue glass jar with a screw top lid containing 'Ingrams' men’s shaving cream.

Inscriptions & Markings

Lid : Ingrams / Shaving / Cream Bottle Label : Ingrams / Concentrated / SHAVING CREAM / A LITTLE GOES A LONGER WAY / BRISTOL MEYERS CO. PTY. LTD. SYDNEY.

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Racquet

Tennis Australia, Melbourne

A Spalding Kro-Bat model tennis racquet, featuring whipping around shoulders, an concave laminated throat, fine-grooved handle and leather end wrap & butt cloth. Model & manufacter name feature across throat on obverse. Manufacturer signature features along throat on reverse. On side of shaft is printed: 'PAT. OCT. 03,, 1923'. Materials: Wood, Metal, Lacquer, Glue, Leather, Vinyl, Ink, String, Paint

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Commemorative Medal Borough of Koroit - Front

Koroit & District Historical Society , Koroit

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Journal - The School Paper; for Grades V and VI. 1922

Greensborough Historical Society,

12 issues per schoolyear (incomplete). Black and white illustrations.String binding. Front cover missing. Dog-eared and damaged edges.

Historical information

A collection of stories to enlighten children's minds, prepared by the Victorian Education Department as supplementary reading material.

Significance

Owned and used by the Partington family, Greensborough pioneers whose children attended Greensborough Primary School.

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