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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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Radius gauge set

Radius gauge set

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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Fine tooth saw blade

Fine tooth saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Mid-set dividers

Mid-set dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Banksia integrifolia

Banksia integrifolia

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Women's camp at Karrinyarra, by Sandra Nampitjinpa, Mt Liebig Outstation NT

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Sandra Nampitjinpa
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1954
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Nanikuta Mankurpa - Pitjantjatjara

Nanikuta Mankurpa - Pitjantjatjara

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Textbooks
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1980
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Springfield - Side view of house about 1980

Springfield - Side view of house about 1980

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Henry Y. Dorner
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1980
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Commonwealth Title Fight between Hector Thompson and Baby Cassius at the Perth Entertainment Centre

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 19
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Event posters
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Hector Thompson
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1980
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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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Child's drawing by Kay, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kay, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kay
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1954
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Help Save Middle Head Beach - Spring 1980 for love of life

Help Save Middle Head Beach - Spring 1980 for love of life

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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Middle Head, Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1980
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Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of famous cricketers from England, Australia, Sth Africa, New Zealand, West Indies & Scotland covering the period 1907-1955

Mayne's autograph book containing over 850 autographs of fam...

Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar R. Mayne
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1907
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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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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IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

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University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Typewriters
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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'Brisbane Q.: Eagle St', 15 December 1909

'Brisbane Q.: Eagle St', 15 December 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1909
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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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Survive to Live: an analysis of survival and its relationship with Northern Australia

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Les Hiddins collection
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Theses
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Queensland, Australia
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Major Les Hiddins
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1980
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A Bush Road

A Bush Road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Photograph of painting of a pale coloured horse by Douglas Fry,1909

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Douglas Fry
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1909
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Canon Speedy Light Flash 199A in a case with instructions, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Camera flashes
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kitik
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1954
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Square predominantly orange embroidery piece featuring motifs from Galicia, Ukraine

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Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 1
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Textiles
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss A Butchatsky
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1979
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International Women's' Year 1975

International Women's' Year 1975

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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65. Kyloe Boiler G, Nearing Lambie Street, Cooma, 1910

65. Kyloe Boiler G, Nearing Lambie Street, Cooma, 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Malvolio, 1891

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Malvolio, 1891

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1891
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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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Betty Kutungu
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1954
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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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Instruction manual for the National Class 31 series accounting machine

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Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Manuals
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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Glycine tabacina

Glycine tabacina

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Portrait photographs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mathewson & Co
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1883
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Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Payula Jack
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1954
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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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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Armband

Armband