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Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

Linen dress with Australian wildflower embroidery

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All-wool Travel Wardrobe for Miss Australia

All-wool Travel Wardrobe for Miss Australia

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The Australian Women's Weekly
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Jan Taylor walking towards the camera. A 1964 model Ford Falcon is shown centre

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The Sunday Mail news poster

The Sunday Mail news poster

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Group of seven women in hats and frocks standing in a line in front of a long table

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Jan Taylor signing an autograph for a young boy

Jan Taylor signing an autograph for a young boy

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Miss Australia Quest

Miss Australia Quest

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Jan Taylor in a cocktail dress standing on a scale

Jan Taylor in a cocktail dress standing on a scale

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A Look at Australia: Miss Australia in America

A Look at Australia: Miss Australia in America

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Pale gray sash, stamped

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Jan Taylor seated on arms of a chair; man in hat with cast in his right leg seated in the chair

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Jan Taylor walking towards the camera. A 1964 model Ford Falcon is shown centre

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MISS AUSTRALIA 1964/ OVERSEAS TOUR PROGRAMME

MISS AUSTRALIA 1964/ OVERSEAS TOUR PROGRAMME

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Jan Taylor with a child sitting on her lap

Jan Taylor with a child sitting on her lap

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Miss Australia...1963

Miss Australia...1963

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Jan Taylor with a boy in a wheelchair and other children

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Group of six women in frocks and hats holding bouquets

Group of six women in frocks and hats holding bouquets

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Blank Miss Australia Quest entry form

Blank Miss Australia Quest entry form

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Jan Taylor holding the ball in the center with nine members of the American Harlem Globetrotters basketball team

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Miss Brisbane Metropolitan Final 1964 leaflet

Miss Brisbane Metropolitan Final 1964 leaflet

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Jan Taylor walking towards the camera. A 1964 model Ford Falcon is shown centre

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Miss Australia Newsreel Jan Taylor

Miss Australia Newsreel Jan Taylor

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Program for the International Beauty Pageant 1964

Program for the International Beauty Pageant 1964

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Jan Taylor, waving from the boarding stairs of a TAA aircraft and holding a plush koala toy

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Miss Australia 1964 sceptre

Miss Australia 1964 sceptre

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The Australian Women's Weekly, 1963

The Australian Women's Weekly, 1963

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Miss Australia Newsreel Jan Taylor

Miss Australia Newsreel Jan Taylor

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Letter of introduction with envelope

Letter of introduction with envelope

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Shows two women and two men standing on a helipad next to a helicopter on floats

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Large-format brown paper scrapbook containing newspaper and magazine clippings relating to Miss Australia 1964, Jan Taylor

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Black and white photograph of Jan Taylor wearing a high-contrast floral print shift dress

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Miss Australia Coronation Ball 1963 program

Miss Australia Coronation Ball 1963 program

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Group of eight men and three women posing on the tarmac in front of a Qantas V-jet aircraft

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Woman's Day, 1963

Woman's Day, 1963

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Jan Taylor in pale suit and hat, holding a bouquet tied with a ribbon

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Jan Taylor film

Jan Taylor film

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Lilac colour sash, stamped

Lilac colour sash, stamped "MISS QUEENSLAND, 1964" in gold f...

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Jan Taylor leaning on a 1964 model Ford Falcon

Jan Taylor leaning on a 1964 model Ford Falcon

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Jan Taylor looking over her shoulder at the camera, she wears a full-length evening gown

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Miss Australia, Jan Taylor, disembarking from a TAA plane

Miss Australia, Jan Taylor, disembarking from a TAA plane

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Black and white photograph

Black and white photograph

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Orange-gold sash, stamped with

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