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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Sheakespeare Illustrated, 6 February 1917

Sheakespeare Illustrated, 6 February 1917

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1917
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Shoe bag

Shoe bag

Lois Grosse collection
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Shoe bags
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Square printed cotton neckerchief

Square printed cotton neckerchief

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Neckerchiefs
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Ruby Lee playing cricket

Ruby Lee playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Batting pads

Batting pads

Macks Southwell collection
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Cricket equipment
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Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Natasha Stott Despoja collection
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Backpacks
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Senator Natasha J. Stott-Despoja
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Mittens
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Gauze bandage

Gauze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bandages
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Remembrance Day fundraising badge

Remembrance Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Jim, the Chinese gardener, Durham Downs station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Postcard featuring two horses with jockeys in a field

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Kodak
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Turtle and I

Turtle and I

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Precision ground flat stock gauge setting piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cheer Up Society of South Australia, America Day, fundraising badge

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Lavender bag

Lavender bag

Lois Grosse collection
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Scent bags
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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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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Glass plate negative - Lionel Gee with unnamed man, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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36th Battalion colour patch, AIF, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Badges
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara men wearing wooden hair ornaments known as 'elenba', central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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William Marples & Son
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1920
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Model spear

Model spear

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Circular Quay, Sydney.

Circular Quay, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Souvenir teacup - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir teacup - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative cups
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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The Opium, pipes and other apparatus on view to the public before the burning. Kalgan 16/6/1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Textile sample

Textile sample

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Textile samplers
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Doolagahs Protect Respect Black Rock Australia

Doolagahs Protect Respect Black Rock Australia

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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T-shirts
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The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

Elery Hamilton-Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ramblers Walking Club
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1942
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1913
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Pride of Australia

Pride of Australia

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Boothby

Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Bo...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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A caravan with Price and Co 'Ship' Candles...Each camel has 20 boxes of Candles

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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White damask table centre with drawn thread work

White damask table centre with drawn thread work

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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