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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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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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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 rubber clothes peg

Factory made rubber clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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T-shirt with the slogan

T-shirt with the slogan "I Stand On My Land"

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Australia
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1986
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Necklace making kit

Necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Tools
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rex Greeno
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Letter from Les Southwell to Ralph Hope-Johnstone, 17 June 1972

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Les Southwell
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1972
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Wooden ruler advertising Blundstone Boots

Wooden ruler advertising Blundstone Boots

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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Black and white photograph of Olegas Truchanas dressed in casual clothes with a camera around his neck

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Melva Truchanas collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1975
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Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Patsy Cameron collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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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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Small, purple, handpainted, oval cardboard trinket box by Verna Nichols

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Boxes
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Snake bone necklace, made by Vernon Graham

Snake bone necklace, made by Vernon Graham

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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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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Artist's sketchbook with abstract geometric petroglyph, rock rubbings, drawings and embossed prints worked in lead pencil and coloured pencil [Petroglyph Diary]

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Judith-Rose Thomas colle...
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Tasmania, Australia
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Judith R. Thomas
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Nobby Hopper fishing fly

Nobby Hopper fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dan Todorovic
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1960
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Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Sculptures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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2002
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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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Inkstands
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

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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Spiritual Places: Tasmanian Aboriginal Heritage

Spiritual Places: Tasmanian Aboriginal Heritage

Dr Betty Meehan collection no. 2
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Posters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Small shell bracelet made from maireener shells, white cockles and black crows

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Bracelets
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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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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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Bothwell Museum
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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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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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Letter from R Hope Johnstone to W G Ross,  28 August 1972

Letter from R Hope Johnstone to W G Ross, 28 August 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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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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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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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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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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Laundry tongs

Laundry tongs

Bothwell Museum collection
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Laundry equipment
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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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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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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Duke Kahanamoku
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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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Willie E
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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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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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1960
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Convict black leather side cap from Tasmania

Convict black leather side cap from Tasmania

Gregg collection
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Caps
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Tasmania, Australia
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1830
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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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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Shell necklace with pink button and opalescent green maireener feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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