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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Brown leather rifle bucket used by Jim Maple-Brown in his youth and modelled on those of the Australian Light Horse

Brown leather rifle bucket used by Jim Maple-Brown in his yo...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Holsters
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Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in Tasmania by Reima Mieztis

Ladies refurbished Roadmaster bicycle, which was ridden in T...

Reima Miezitis collection
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Bicycles
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Australia
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Mrs Reima Miezitis
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1945
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Convict love token from Thomas Freeman, 1843

Convict love token from Thomas Freeman, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Silver glass ball

Silver glass ball

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Crystal Brook Society 'Dampweather Stripper'

Crystal Brook Society 'Dampweather Stripper'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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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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Angkuna Kulyuru
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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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Napura
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1954
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Cricketer's tribute wounded soldiers xmas 1915

Cricketer's tribute wounded soldiers xmas 1915

Nanette Ward collection
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Wartime badges
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A W. Patrick
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1913
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Burrangong Pastoral & Agricultural Association 1871 'Salt Butter'

Burrangong Pastoral & Agricultural Association 1871 'Salt Bu...

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1871
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Damaged auto-collimator, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Astronomical equipment
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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The salvage party at work on a Japanese midget submarine

The salvage party at work on a Japanese midget submarine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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Draw knife with wooden handles

Draw knife with wooden handles

Ron Bell collection
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Drawing knives
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Khaki socks with two green stripes

Khaki socks with two green stripes

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Socks
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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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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Yuminiya
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1954
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1910 sixpence and two flanking 1910 threepenny bits

1910 sixpence and two flanking 1910 threepenny bits

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1910
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Metal bottle opener

Metal bottle opener

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Bottle openers
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Silver cigarette holders

Silver cigarette holders

Christine Marshall Cox collection
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Cigarette holders
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Cigarette case

Cigarette case

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Cigarette cases
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Adie Brothers Ltd
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1926
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Mercer Marine Survey Chronometer No 14898 mounted in cylindrical metal case with lid

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Stop Uranium Mining

Stop Uranium Mining

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1983
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Convict love token from Dennis Greenfield, 1833

Convict love token from Dennis Greenfield, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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 love token from Richard Kedge, 1849

Convict love token from Richard Kedge, 1849

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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SMA Welfare Council, Inter-Divisional Cricket Trophy, A J Daffy Memorial

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Trophies
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Photograph album titled 'Views of the New Compound, China Inland Mission, Shanghai'

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RG Bain collection
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Photograph albums
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Shanghai, China
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China Inland Mission
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1936
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Mount Buffalo

Mount Buffalo

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Badges
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Frying pan

Frying pan

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Wooden pull toy by Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois, USA

Wooden pull toy by Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois, USA

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Metal stamp

Metal stamp

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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Petrological microscope with storage box

Petrological microscope with storage box

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 5
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Microscopes
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London, England
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C Baker Ltd
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North Beach Wollongong NSW

North Beach Wollongong NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Portrait of Mary Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1867

Portrait of Mary Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1867

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Pastel drawings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1867
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Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Cuff Insignia

Cuff Insignia

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Clothing accessories
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Child's toy flat iron

Child's toy flat iron

Anne Girard collection
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Toy irons
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Gold-coloured merino ram lapel pin

Gold-coloured merino ram lapel pin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lapel pins
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Convict love token from Maria Hunt, 1848

Convict love token from Maria Hunt, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Convict love token from C. Perkins., 1843

Convict love token from C. Perkins., 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Binoculars case

Binoculars case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cases
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Soup spoon of nickel silver

Soup spoon of nickel silver

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Soup spoons
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Religious medal

Religious medal

Maryse Duyker collection
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Medals
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Mauritius
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Octagonal black leather jewellery box

Octagonal black leather jewellery box

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Jewellery boxes
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Bushells tea caddy with pictures of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

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Muriel Kelly collection
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Tea caddies
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Bushells Pty Ltd
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