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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he ...

Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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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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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk...

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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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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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae ...

Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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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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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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Leyland Atlantean double-decker bus known as the 'Peace Bus'

Leyland Atlantean double-decker bus known as the 'Peace Bus'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Buses
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England
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Leyland Motors
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1971
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Green taffeta cushion cover featuring Italian quilting

Green taffeta cushion cover featuring Italian quilting

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Cushion covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1951
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Brass lens case

Valerie Jones collection
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Lens cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Shield, QLD

Shield, QLD

Igor Zorich collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Handmade wool-filled quilt

Handmade wool-filled quilt

Barbara Clark collection
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Quilts
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Aramac, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Ada M. Allen
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1915
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Microscope eyepiece

Valerie Jones collection
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Microscope lenses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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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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Microscope eyepiece

Valerie Jones collection
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Microscope lenses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Stockman's Barcoo or Roma Poley saddle, made by Syd Hill & Sons, and used by Ted Fogarty on Lucy Creek Station, NT

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Ted Fogarty collection
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Saddles
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Queensland, Australia
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Syd Hill & Sons
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1967
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Parachromatic lens case

Valerie Jones collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Rectangular yellow organdie throwover for a tea trolley

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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1956
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Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
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Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela J. Croft
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1993
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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of ...

Valerie Jones collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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