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Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Men...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1955
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "JEC"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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First Day Cover 1956 Olympic Games, Melbourne

First Day Cover 1956 Olympic Games, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Envelopes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Ernabella Arts Inc t-shirt with a design by an unknown artist, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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The Marriage of The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer, Wednesday 29th July 1981

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Biscuit tins
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Prince Charles P.
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1981
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Official Programme for the swimming on the 30th of November at the XVI Olympiad

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mulayangu
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1954
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I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament

I'm an Australian for Nuclear Disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

Robert W Crompton collection
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Motor cars
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Professor Robert W. Crompton AM
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1959
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyurigka
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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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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Advertising booklet - Katherine Heart of the Top End Northern Territory

Advertising booklet - Katherine Heart of the Top End Norther...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wayne Zerbe
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1954
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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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Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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The Eighties Lending Spree

The Eighties Lending Spree

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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IF YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND, I HAVE CONTACTS - VERY DISCREET!

IF YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND, I HAVE CONTACTS - VERY DISCREET!

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1981
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Table fork

Table fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Table forks
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1912
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Souvenir beaker to Celebrate The Marriage of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer

Souvenir beaker to Celebrate The Marriage of the Prince of W...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Prince Charles P.
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1981
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Containers
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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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Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara in negative, underscored with 'Resistance'

Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara ...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Che Guevara
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1981
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Lionel says:

Lionel says: "K.O. litter - don't rubbish Australia!"

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Posters
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Australia
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Lionel Rose
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1966
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Mersey Tunnel toll machine ticket 1939

Mersey Tunnel toll machine ticket 1939

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tickets
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1939
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Small wooden replica of Vietnamese refugee boat number MB135, made in camp on Palau Bidong

Small wooden replica of Vietnamese refugee boat number MB135...

Marion Le collection
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Models
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Pulau Bidong, , Malaysia
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Miss Dieu T. Nguyen
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1985
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"Rally for the rivers, Wed 2 Sept.'81..."

Bob Br