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White cloth tea cosy

White cloth tea cosy

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tea-cosies
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Pillow

Pillow

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillows
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Toilet set

Toilet set

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bathroom accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bakewell Brothers Ltd
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1910
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Railway Station Clarence

Railway Station Clarence

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Colander

Colander

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Colanders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Metal tin opener with corkscrew

Metal tin opener with corkscrew

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Tin-openers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

'Mrs Potts' laundry iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry irons
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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White china mixing bowls

White china mixing bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mixing bowls
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Scone cutter

Scone cutter

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Biscuit cutters
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Glass washboard

Glass washboard

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Washboards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Guinness & Co
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1950
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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The Lithgow Supply Co.

The Lithgow Supply Co.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

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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Blast furnace, Lithgow, NSW

Blast furnace, Lithgow, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Tea cosy made by Audrey McBurney

Tea cosy made by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Tea-cosies
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Audrey McBurney
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Pressed glass lid

Pressed glass lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lids
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Breadboard

Breadboard

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Breadboards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Metal hand mincer

Metal hand mincer

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Meat mincers
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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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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Cream china teacup

Cream china teacup

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teacups
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Hand embroidered tea-cosy with painted flowers

Hand embroidered tea-cosy with painted flowers

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Tea-cosies
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Pressed glass vase

Pressed glass vase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Vases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1940
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White china cup

White china cup

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cups
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Square pot holder

Square pot holder

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pot holders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1960
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Striped velveteen cushion

Striped velveteen cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Egg beater

Egg beater

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Egg-beaters
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Carving Steel

Carving Steel

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Sharpening steels
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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Tea cosy

Tea cosy

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Tea-cosies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1950
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Enamel laundry tub

Enamel laundry tub

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Kitchen spoon

Kitchen spoon

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Spoons
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Scone cutter

Scone cutter

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Biscuit cutters
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Grater

Grater

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Food graters
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Turned stick used in a copper

Turned stick used in a copper

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Copper sticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Cake slice

Cake slice

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cake slicers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Cream china saucer

Cream china saucer

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucers
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Japan
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Kitchen spoon

Kitchen spoon

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Spoons
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Patty pan tray

Patty pan tray

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Baking trays
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Biscuit tin

Biscuit tin

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Biscuit tins
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Wilson Bros Pty Ltd
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1960
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Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Tooth's ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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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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Table fork

Table fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Table forks
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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White china saucer

White china saucer

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucers
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Czechoslovakia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Brown, orange, yellow and green knitted tea-cosy

Brown, orange, yellow and green knitted tea-cosy

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Tea-cosies
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Carving knife

Carving knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Carving knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Teapot stand

Teapot stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teapot stands
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Lithgow Hospital

Lithgow Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Railway Station. Blackheath

The Railway Station. Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolling Steel Rails, Lithgow Iron Works

Rolling Steel Rails, Lithgow Iron Works

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bristol squat storage jar

Bristol squat storage jar

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1923
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Ironworks, Lithgow, 1923

Ironworks, Lithgow, 1923

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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