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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Bradman

Bradman

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Biographies
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Angus & Robertson
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1948
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Three piece cane fly fishing rod with canvas cover and bambo...

Gidleigh collection
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Fishing equipment
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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SIMON AND HALBIG doll with detatched head

SIMON AND HALBIG doll with detatched head

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Dolls
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Simon & Halbig
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1839
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Johnson & Johnson raritan gauze bandage and box

Johnson & Johnson raritan gauze bandage and box

Gidleigh Collection
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Bandages
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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Varnished cedar writing desk, bought expressly for the GPO S...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alex W Norton, Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer and Commission Agent
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1873
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Brown painted canvas trunk

Brown painted canvas trunk

T, K, N and J Helms collection
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Trunks
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Rudolph A. Helms
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1854
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

Gidleigh Collection
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Bandages
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New Jersey, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Triangle sling bandage

Triangle sling bandage

Gidleigh Collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Dark wooden veneer trinket box with miscellaneous items

Dark wooden veneer trinket box with miscellaneous items

Gidleigh Collection
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Trinket boxes
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing tackle inside wooden cigar box

Fishing tackle inside wooden cigar box

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing equipment
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United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1903
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Wooden pharmaceutical case

Wooden pharmaceutical case

Gidleigh Collection
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Pharmaceutical cases
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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John Broadwood and Sons Oblique Upright Piano, No.57621

John Broadwood and Sons Oblique Upright Piano, No.57621

Diane Fuller collection
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Upright pianos
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London, England
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John Broadwood & Sons
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1880
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Two piece cane fly fishing rod with canvas bag

Gidleigh collection
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Fishing rods
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

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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1873
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Dental hypodermic syringe with three needles, packaging and box

Dental hypodermic syringe with three needles, packaging and ...

Gidleigh Collection
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Hypodermic syringes
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Firemen and Deckhands Union of New South Wales banner

Firemen and Deckhands Union of New South Wales collection
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Banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edgar Whitbread
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1895
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Jockey exercise saddle

Jockey exercise saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Large piece of proofed japara, used as a swag roll and groun...

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Ground sheets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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White curtain with a blue and gold logo in the centre and 'A...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Curtains
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1988
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Wooden pharmaceutical case with glass rod and cloth

Wooden pharmaceutical case with glass rod and cloth

Gidleigh Collection
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Pharmaceutical cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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