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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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South of England representative women's cricket team

South of England representative women's cricket team

Betty Archdale collection
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1934
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Riding crop

Riding crop

Colledge Family collection
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Riding whips
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Multistorey building with a woman standing in front of it

Multistorey building with a woman standing in front of it

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia presented to S Emanuel in 1906

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Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Western Australia, Australia
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The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc
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1906
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Marvel black leather speed skate

Marvel black leather speed skate

William Vout collection
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Roller-skates
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Mr William (Billy) Vout
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1939
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1930
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Fibre sample

Fibre sample

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Samples
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Victorian cricketers Anne Palmer (wearing long coat) and Elsie Deane

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Lorna Smith collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd
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1934
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr F A. Pallin
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1930
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Pathescope 9.5mm hand-cranked film projector

Pathescope 9.5mm hand-cranked film projector

Ken Bigger collection
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Movie projectors
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London, Cricklewood, England
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Pathescope Ltd
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1934
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Nouvelle-Hollande: Nouvelle Galles du Sud. Dessins executes par les Naturels

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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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Plane iron

Plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Scientific Expedition to Haymen Island May, 1934

Scientific Expedition to Haymen Island May, 1934

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Notebooks
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Hayman Island, Queensland, Australia
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The Canberra Hotel, Brisbane
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1934
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Coloured pencil illustration of flowers

Coloured pencil illustration of flowers

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drawings
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1892
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Kohana San

Kohana San

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sheet music
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1892
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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QSL card for VK6-QSL, The Ears of Western Australia

QSL card for VK6-QSL, The Ears of Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black vasculum

Black vasculum

Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Cases
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Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Winifred M. Curtis
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1939
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Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Walter Burley Griffin

Knitlock corner brickmaking machine designed and used by Wal...

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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Castlecrag, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Walter B. Griffin
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1920
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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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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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Men and horses pulling the expedition car up a sandy stream bank, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Blue enamel candlestick

Blue enamel candlestick

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Candlesticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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White damask table centre with drawn thread work

White damask table centre with drawn thread work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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