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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

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Tintypes
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Ebony glove stretcher with metal spring mechanism

Ebony glove stretcher with metal spring mechanism

Bothwell Museum collection
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Glove stretchers
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Factory made rubber clothes peg.

Factory made rubber clothes peg.

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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Milo tin

Milo tin

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Food storage containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nestle and Anglo Swiss Condensed Milk Co (Australasia) Limited
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1939
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Improvised wooden coat hanger

Improvised wooden coat hanger

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Coat-hangers
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Cerebos salt tin

Cerebos salt tin

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Food storage containers
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London, England
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Cerebos Limited
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1960
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

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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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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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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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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Three packets of ROBIN Brand laundry starch

Three packets of ROBIN Brand laundry starch

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Laundry starch
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reckitt & Colman Australia Limited
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1910
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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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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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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Milo tin

Milo tin

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nestle and Anglo Swiss Condensed Milk Co (Australasia) Limited
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1939
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Cardboard hat box for Akubra

Cardboard hat box for Akubra

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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1920
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Factory made rubber clothes peg

Factory made rubber clothes peg

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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

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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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Confectionery dispenser

Confectionery dispenser

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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Nelson's
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1966
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Duke Kahanamoku of Honolulu

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Biscuit stamp

Biscuit stamp

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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Round tin plate

Round tin plate

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Plates
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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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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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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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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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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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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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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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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Horlicks tin

Horlicks tin

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Food storage containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Horlicks Pty Ltd
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1949
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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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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Biscuit stamp

Biscuit stamp

Bothwell Museum collection
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Biscuit moulds
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1959
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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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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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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Bothwell Museum collection
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Vacuum cleaners
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolux
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1930
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Factory made rubber clothes peg

Factory made rubber clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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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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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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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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Pannikin

Pannikin