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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Basins
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Improvised water ladle from old billy and part broom handle

Improvised water ladle from old billy and part broom handle

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Ladles
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1965
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Miner's short-handled pick

Miner's short-handled pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Pick

Pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Gold washing cradles
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1950
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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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Wood-handled iron mattock

Wood-handled iron mattock

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mattocks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Hessian bag

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Bags
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1950
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Boxed set of gold weighing scales

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Balances
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Timber oar featuring a black rubber oar lock and a tapered hand grip

Timber oar featuring a black rubber oar lock and a tapered h...

Platypus collection - Tom Grant and Merv Griffiths collection
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Oars
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Tom Grant
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Improvised iron crucible

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Crucibles
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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SHOALHAVEN SHOW 1953, blue felt show pennant with gold-colou...

Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1953
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Flat bottom aluminium boat

Flat bottom aluminium boat

Platypus collection - Tom Grant and Merv Griffiths collection
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Boats
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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De Havilland Marine
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