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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Co...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Wedgwood
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1988
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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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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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Counter sink

Counter sink

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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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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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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'The ALP's strategy for Counter-Revolution in Asia, or Living off Asia', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Humphrey McQueen

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Humphrey McQueen
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1971
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Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1947
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Goodnight listeners

Goodnight listeners

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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1945
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Toy milk truck

Toy milk truck

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy trucks
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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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Program for the 2nd Test of England v Australia, on the 4, 5, 7 January, 1935, at the Sydney Cricket Ground

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Ruby Lee collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Finn Bros Ltd
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1935
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Typed and purple stencilled document

Typed and purple stencilled document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Typed and penned document to 'Dolega-Checinski Jan'

Typed and penned document to 'Dolega-Checinski Jan'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1947
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Cartoon of Bob Hawke standing on a crate saying 'BY 1990...NO FORMER ALP POLITICIAN WILL BE LIVING IN POVERTY!'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

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Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1928
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P&0 List of Passengers

P&0 List of Passengers

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Booklets
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Shanghai, China
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Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company
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1935
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

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Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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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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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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The McGowen Ministry

The McGowen Ministry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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England
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1951
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Driven by Mrs. Price.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Anne E. Price
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1909
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Child's drawing 'Mr Chaseling landing at Yirrkala' by Wendy Balpiyangy

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Wendy Balpyangay
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1935
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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A Typical Water Scene Australia

A Typical Water Scene Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten document

Handwritten document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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'QUITTUNG' receipt from 'Max Fink' dated '6.12.1945' for 3 Marks

'QUITTUNG' receipt from 'Max Fink' dated '6.12.1945' for 3 M...

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Poland
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1945
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1947
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Invitation 'To welcome the Rt Hon H.V Evatt upon his return to Australia', 1942

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Dr Herbert V. Evatt
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1942
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Aesop's Fables up to date

Aesop's Fables up to date

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Tatting rosette in progress

Tatting rosette in progress

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Textiles
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1934
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Oertling 62FM beam balance

Oertling 62FM beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Beam balances
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England
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L Oertling Ltd
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1930
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Cream dinner set

Cream dinner set

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner sets
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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