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Household candle boxe with five original candles and accessories, Ballarat goldfields

Household candle boxe with five original candles and accesso...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Storage boxes
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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'Deep Sinking, Bakery Hill, Ballaarat 1853', Samual Thomas Gill

'Deep Sinking, Bakery Hill, Ballaarat 1853', Samual Thomas G...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Lithographs
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Bakery Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1853
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'Prospecting', about 1886

'Prospecting', about 1886

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Lithographs
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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William T. Smedley
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1886
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Sympathy card from Victoria Police

Sympathy card from Victoria Police "to the families of all t...

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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Victoria Police
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2002
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Black and white caricature of Race Matthews, clutching the Victorian Arts portfolio, and badge Police Minister

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1985
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Mine rope ladder, Buninyong

Mine rope ladder, Buninyong

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Ladders
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Supplementary Report of Criminal Offence or Police Inquiry featuring image of Ned Kelly, 1878

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Ned Kelly Memorabilia collection
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Reports
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1878
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Set of banjo shaped Chinese scales used for weighing gold and herbs

Set of banjo shaped Chinese scales used for weighing gold an...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Beam balances
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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'Rules and Regulations of the Isabella Gold Mining Company Registered', and cover, Bendigo, 23 September 1870

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Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Documents
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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1870
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Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Picks
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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British MkIII Pattern 1944 military steel helmet painted with the Trotskyist slogan 'OUT NOW', adopted to protest the Vietnam War

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Paul Bridges collection
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Military helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Paul Bridges
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1944
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Gold miner's pick with initals 'JLR', Ballarat

Gold miner's pick with initals 'JLR', Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Picks
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Flat-top mining cart

Flat-top mining cart

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Carts
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Sword with scabbard presented to Sergeant Arthur Steele by grateful pastoralists following the capture of Ned Kelly

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Sergeant Arthur Steele collection
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Swords
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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J W Rosier, Gun Maker
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1880
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Miner's safety hook, Ballarat

Miner's safety hook, Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Safety equipment
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Victoria Police Gazette, 1853 to 1855

Victoria Police Gazette, 1853 to 1855

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Documents
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Victoria, Australia
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Victoria Police
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Household candle box with six original candles, Ballarat goldfields

Household candle box with six original candles, Ballarat gol...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Storage boxes
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Set of banjo shaped Chinese scales used for weighing gold and herbs, Ballarat

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Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Beam balances
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Folio of proof plans and maps, George Gordon and Calder Oliver, 1870s

Folio of proof plans and maps, George Gordon and Calder Oliv...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Maps
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Victoria, Australia
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Calder E. Oliver
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Large windlass, Stawell

Large windlass, Stawell

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Winches
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Stawell, Victoria, Australia
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