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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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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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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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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud B...

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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Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Swordstick or swordcane that resembles a walking stick

Terrylea Reynolds collection
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Swordsticks
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Toledo, Spain
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Major General George A. Vasey CB, CBE, DSO
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1927
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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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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Ea...

Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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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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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pi...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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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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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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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

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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1928
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Portable folding bookmaker's board, headed in white letterin...

Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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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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AEC Matador tow truck recovery vehicle, used by government agencies in Canberra from 1948 to 1976

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Department of the Capital Territory collection
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Trucks
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Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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Associated Equipment Co Ltd
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1943
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Union Jack 'Empire Day 1950' flag

Union Jack 'Empire Day 1950' flag

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Cards
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Victoria, Australia
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The Empire Day Movement
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1950
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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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Sash from Lithuanian folk dancing costume

Albina Ramoskis collection
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Sashes
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Lithuania
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Mrs Albina Ramoskis
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1946
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H V McKay Sunshine Seed and Fertilizer Drill

H V McKay Sunshine Seed and Fertilizer Drill

Australian Fertilizers Ltd collection
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Seed drills
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Victoria, Australia
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H V McKay Pty Ltd
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1900
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Australian Women's Army Service khaki woollen uniform jacket...

Vere Moon collection
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Jackets
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Vere Moon
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1942
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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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Base section of a handmade microscope

Base section of a handmade microscope

Jean Galbraith collection
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Microscopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Field Naturalists Club
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1950
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Short Magazine Lee-Enfield (SMLE) No 1 Mark 111* rifle presented to Essington Lewis by the Lithgow Small Arms Factory

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Edward Lewis collection
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Rifles
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Lithgow Small Arms Factory
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1940
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Top section of a handmade microscope

Top section of a handmade microscope

Jean Galbraith collection
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Microscopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Field Naturalists Club
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1950
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Pair of worn brown leather gloves worn by non-denominational...

Colin, Faith and Mary Kramer collection
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Gloves
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England
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Mr Ernest Kramer
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1935
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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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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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Gilbarco model T322D Golden Fleece petrol bowser

Gilbarco model T322D Golden Fleece petrol bowser

Golden Fleece Memorabilia collection
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Petrol pumps
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Victoria, Australia
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Gilbert & Barker Manufacturing Co (Aust) Pty Ltd
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1950
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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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