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Embroidery wool

Embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery threads
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Programma Kerstavond

Programma Kerstavond

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 11 Juni 1953

Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 11 Juni 1953

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Metal crucifix

Metal crucifix

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Crucifixes
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1949
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Pink plastic comb

Pink plastic comb

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1949
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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White cotton nappy

White cotton nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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Piano accordion and case

Piano accordion and case

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Women's handmade blue dress hat

Women's handmade blue dress hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Libelle Damesweekblad, 26 Sept, 1952.

Libelle Damesweekblad, 26 Sept, 1952.

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Yellow raffia-like hat woven into a bowl-like shape

Yellow raffia-like hat woven into a bowl-like shape

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Photo of a small boy holding a bucket

Photo of a small boy holding a bucket

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Programma Kerstavond

Programma Kerstavond

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1939
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Sixty-two rectangular plastic strips, each one a different colour or shade, held together by a screw

Sixty-two rectangular plastic strips, each one a different c...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1955
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Haarlem, Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1962
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White flannelette nappy

White flannelette nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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1949
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Baby's white vinyl shoes

Baby's white vinyl shoes

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1950
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Yellow embroidery thread

Yellow embroidery thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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The Good Neighbour

The Good Neighbour

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Ceramic font

Ceramic font

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery wool

Embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Handboek vor der Katholieke Moeder

Handboek vor der Katholieke Moeder

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Knippen, plakken, puzzlen

Knippen, plakken, puzzlen

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificate with envelope and note

Certificate with envelope and note

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Photo of a woman and three children by a fence

Photo of a woman and three children by a fence

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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White cotton nappy

White cotton nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Programma Kerstavond

Programma Kerstavond

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Black enamelled metal bucket

Black enamelled metal bucket

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buckets
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1948
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Postcards featuring images of forests with roads passing through them

Postcards featuring images of forests with roads passing thr...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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White cotton nappy

White cotton nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Trouw Delta Werken

Trouw Delta Werken

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Certificate

Certificate

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Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

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Two long, thin green metal knitting needles

Two long, thin green metal knitting needles

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Knitting needles
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1913-1963...Souvenir of City of Canberra Jubilee Celebrations...

1913-1963...Souvenir of City of Canberra Jubilee Celebration...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery pattern

Embroidery pattern

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery wool

Embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Small red plastic dog

Small red plastic dog

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1962
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tin box for Valma Vaseline

tin box for Valma Vaseline

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Medical packaging
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Textile pieces
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Photo of six young children wearing school uniforms

Photo of six young children wearing school uniforms

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1947
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Shiny white ball of cotton thread

Shiny white ball of cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Threads
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Margriet Kookboek

Margriet Kookboek

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1948
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Brown cotton thread

Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery pattern

Embroidery pattern

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Ceremonial Parade ... Royal Visit

Ceremonial Parade ... Royal Visit

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Bible of Mrs Wensing, St Patricks Canberra

Bible of Mrs Wensing, St Patricks Canberra

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Brown cotton thread

Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

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