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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Trans-Australian Railway. Type of Aboriginal met by surveyors in 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1914
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in an autumn design of leaves and flowers

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1946
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Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Trans-Australian Railway. The Inma Dancers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Trans-Australian Railway - Wild Harry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Souvenir banner commemorating the visit to Australia by the Duke and Duchess of York to mark the Federation of Australia in 1901

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative banners
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Australia
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Duke of York
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1900
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Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Trans-Australian Railway. Charlie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1912
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Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Trans-Australian Railway. King Moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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King Moonlight
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1912
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Lady's mauve satin briefs, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Dance costumes
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Rectangular yellow organdie throwover for a tea trolley

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1956
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Black jersey headpiece with red decoration on the forehead, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Lady's mauve satin briefs, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Black satin jumpsuit with a lighting bolt in red and mauve-pink on the front, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Calico apron featuring an embroidered pattern of autumn leav...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1953
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Purple and black satin crop top, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Dance costumes
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Nurse

Nurse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Tapestry evening bag

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Evening bags
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Lady's black and mauve satin briefs, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Dance costumes
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Lady's black and mauve satin briefs, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Dance costumes
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Knitted tea-cosy with design of two poppies

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Tea-cosies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Royal Commissions

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Purple and black satin crop top, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Dance costumes
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Purple and black satin tunic top, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Dance costumes
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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Purple and black satin tunic top, worn for performances of the ballet 'Demon Machine'

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Dance costumes
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St Marys, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Iris Bowling
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1939
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