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Green A-line evening dress

Green A-line evening dress

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Evening dresses
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Deep pink silk chiffon dress with train

Deep pink silk chiffon dress with train

Tania Verstak collection
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Park Avenue Gowns, Melbourne
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Black, velvet spotted, full length, short sleeved dress

Black, velvet spotted, full length, short sleeved dress

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Evening dresses
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Black velvet evening dress

Margaret Coen collection
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Evening dresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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Full length evening dress with long sleeves and a black, bro...

Lois Grosse collection
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Evening dresses
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John Hilton
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1975
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Strapless green evening dress with diamontes

Strapless green evening dress with diamontes

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 5
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Evening dresses
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bright blue sleeveless silk A-line evening gown with matching floor length sleeveless silk cloak with ruffled collar

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Gay Walker collection
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Blue and silver lamé dress

Toni Hood collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Jessie Anthony
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1930
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Bright blue sleeveless silk A-line evening gown

Bright blue sleeveless silk A-line evening gown

Gay Walker collection
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Evening dresses
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Orange-pink evening dress worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Orange-pink evening dress worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Evening dresses
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elvie Hill
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1950
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Mauve halter-neck evening dress

Thompson Family collection
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Full-length sleeveless dress, in pale purple satin brocade fabric with dark purple and black floral design

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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One-piece black beaded dress of black net over cream silk lining, with navy blue stripes

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Halter-neck evening dress

Toni Hood collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Jessie Anthony
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1930
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Dress

Lois Grosse collection
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Regatta Point, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Patricia Hunt
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1970
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One-piece cream silk grosgrain ball gown with lace and net trim

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Florence Faithfull
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Pink dress, with a fitted bodice with shoestring straps and sweetheart neckline

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Silver-grey, sleeveless satin dress, jacket and shawl

Silver-grey, sleeveless satin dress, jacket and shawl

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1970
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Green full-length dress with tulle petticoat

Green full-length dress with tulle petticoat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pamela Maple Brown
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Metallic brown floor length A-line evening gown with round neckline and short sleeves

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Gay Walker collection
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Delphine Exclusive Gowns Pty Ltd
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Black evening coast dress

Toni Hood collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Jessie Anthony
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1937
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Short-sleeved, princess line floor-length gown in champagne-coloured silk

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Gay Walker collection
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Full-length pink lace dress

Full-length pink lace dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lois Grosse collection
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Pale blue empire line evening gown with round neck and long fitted sleeves

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Gay Walker collection
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Delphine Exclusive Gowns Pty Ltd
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Apricot silk crepe evening dress

Toni Hood collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Amy Hood
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Green satin evening dress

Toni Hood collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1950
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Cream lace full-length dress with pink net and taffeta lining

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pamela Maple Brown
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White satin evening gown with beaded bodice

White satin evening gown with beaded bodice

Tania Verstak collection
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Pink lace evening dress

Toni Hood collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Long red evening dress

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Gold satin evening dress worn by Miss Western Australia and Miss Australia contestant, Dawn Ryan in 1961

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Dawn Laing collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Dawn Laing
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1961
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Pink lace evening dress

Toni Hood collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Pale pink satin dress and matching stole

Pale pink satin dress and matching stole

Helen Wood collection - Miss Australia 1957
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Evening dresses
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White floor length sleeveless v-neck empire line evening gown

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Gay Walker collection
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