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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band.

Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band.

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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How to vote card for William Morrow, 1955

How to vote card for William Morrow, 1955

Audrey Johnson collection
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How to vote cards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr William 'Bill' Morrow
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1955
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Milo tin

Milo tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nestle and Anglo Swiss Condensed Milk Co (Australasia) Limited
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1939
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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QSL card for VK7JB,Tasmania

QSL card for VK7JB,Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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George Street, Sydney, 27 March 1909

George Street, Sydney, 27 March 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat's teeth feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2000
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Hurricane lamp

Hurricane lamp

Bothwell Museum collection
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Kerosene lamps
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Australia
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Lanora Australia
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Black and white photograph of Olegas Truchanas dressed in casual clothes with a camera around his neck

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Melva Truchanas collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1975
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Light brown stone cobble used as part of a pair to stabilise and support the hollow log drum when placed on a flat surface

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Musical instrument accessories
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Waterfall in Tasmania

Waterfall in Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Letter from Mrs K Doherty to R Hope Johnstone, 28 August 1972

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs K Doherty
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1972
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Factory made squared wooden clothes peg with metal band

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Laundry tongs

Laundry tongs

Bothwell Museum collection
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Laundry equipment
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton with a collaged 'Advance Australia' banner

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Headpad

Headpad

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Workshops, model prison, Tasmania

Workshops, model prison, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bakelite cylindrical container

Bakelite cylindrical container

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Comin' Home by Ros Langford

Comin' Home by Ros Langford

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Ros Langford collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ros Langford
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Breakers, on East Coast Tasmania

Breakers, on East Coast Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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1820
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Bark container