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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Bothwell Museum collection
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Toasters
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New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
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Landers Frary & Clark
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1915
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Glen Valley Tea tin

Glen Valley Tea tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Henry Berry & Co Pty Ltd
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Laundry powder packing case

Laundry powder packing case

Bothwell Museum collection
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Laundry packaging
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Plastic container for Bell's Moist Rouge

Plastic container for Bell's Moist Rouge

Bothwell Museum collection
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Rouge pots
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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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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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Cast iron kettle

Cast iron kettle

Bothwell Museum collection
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Kettles
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England, United Kingdom
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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Jar of Yardley's Old English Lavender Face Cream

Jar of Yardley's Old English Lavender Face Cream

Bothwell Museum collection
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Cosmetics jars
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Laundry washboard

Laundry washboard

Bothwell Museum collection
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Washboards
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distanc...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Factory made rubber clothes peg

Factory made rubber clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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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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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Fowlers Vacola wax pourer

Fowlers Vacola wax pourer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food processing equipment
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Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Fowlers Pty Ltd
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1920
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Cerebos salt tin

Cerebos salt tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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London, England
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Cerebos Limited
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Biscuit stamp

Biscuit stamp

Bothwell Museum collection
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Biscuit moulds
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Mary King hand lotions

Mary King hand lotions

Bothwell Museum collection
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Cosmetics
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Factory made rubber clothes peg

Factory made rubber clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Commercial display box for CADBURYS BALTIMORE CHOCOLATES

Commercial display box for CADBURYS BALTIMORE CHOCOLATES

Bothwell Museum collection
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Display boxes
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1920
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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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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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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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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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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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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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

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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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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Rexona Medicated Shaving Soap

Rexona Medicated Shaving Soap

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tins
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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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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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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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Wire peg with round wooden handle and wooden rollers

Wire peg with round wooden handle and wooden rollers

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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Lady's Pictorial, Christmas 1894

Lady's Pictorial, Christmas 1894

Bothwell Museum collection
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Magazines
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London, England
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Alfred Gibbons
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Cerebos salt tin

Cerebos salt tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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London, England
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