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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark th...

TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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Florence Ethel Faithfull [Bobbie Maple-Brown], Yorke Henderson, and Hazel Faithfull outside cottage fence, 1910

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1910
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Pair of canvas and leather gaiters

Pair of canvas and leather gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Royal Doulton porcelain plate image of a kangaroo and joey, made about 1954

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Terence Lane collection
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Plates
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Royal Doulton
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1949
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Repco Australian veteran road champion 1983 cycling shirt worn by Jim Coyle

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Jim Coyle collection
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Sports shirts
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James L. Coyle
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1983
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Glass plate negative - Men showing their scars,  Port George IV, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Custom-made hay baling hooks

Custom-made hay baling hooks

Barry Cranston collection
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Hooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Munyang road in winter

Munyang road in winter

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Photograph of a stone obelisk owned by Len Uren

Photograph of a stone obelisk owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Horses and Cowboys 1997

Horses and Cowboys 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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Keep the Home Fires Burning

Keep the Home Fires Burning

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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Franklin River Blockade

Franklin River Blockade

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Japara food bag.

Japara food bag.

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Horse team equaliser

Horse team equaliser

Doreen Liddle collection
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Horse tack
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Narridy, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Jack P. Liddle
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1900
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Letter - Commandants' Office, Port Arthur, 6 February 1846

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1846
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Plastic coated bookmark with a pale gold thread embriodered around the edges

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Lois Grosse collection
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Bookmarks
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1957
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

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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Baby shoes with shellwork decoration, La Perouse, Sydney

Baby shoes with shellwork decoration, La Perouse, Sydney

Jonathan Dickson collection
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Baby shoes
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cottage in winter

Cottage in winter

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

Elery Hamilton-Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ramblers Walking Club
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1942
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Engine logbook of HB-OFU with letter and flight logbook

Engine logbook of HB-OFU with letter and flight logbook

Neil Jensen collection
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Aircraft logbooks
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative badges
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Camera lenses
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Medal with ribbon from Order of Australia set, Member - General Division, Male

Medal with ribbon from Order of Australia set, Member - Gene...

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Fitzgerald
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1916
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St Mary's Church, Echuca, VIC.

St Mary's Church, Echuca, VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1950
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Rectangular cloth with fine bouquets embroidered in multicolours

Rectangular cloth with fine bouquets embroidered in multicol...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Table linen
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The Last of the Mohicans.

The Last of the Mohicans.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1836
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Wattle Day, Our Emblem, Our Defenders, W.D.L. Ambulance Fund

Wattle Day, Our Emblem, Our Defenders, W.D.L. Ambulance Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Bronte near Sydney

Bronte near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Mururruma's Spirit Seen after Death.

Mururruma's Spirit Seen after Death.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Matamar
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Inside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Margaret Coen collection
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Dolls
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1934
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Cloth handmade doll titled 'Polly' with accessories

Cloth handmade doll titled 'Polly' with accessories

Joan Macrae collection
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Dolls
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Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Joan Macrae
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1980
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