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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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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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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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'Gulmari' shield, QLD

'Gulmari' shield, QLD

Black's Museum collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1930
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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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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design ...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Tapestry evening bag

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in ...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Striped maroon woollen cricket cap with QCA monogram embroidered on the front, worn by Don Tallon

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Don Tallon collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Overells Pty Ltd
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1933
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Handmade wool-filled quilt

Handmade wool-filled quilt

Barbara Clark collection
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Aramac, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Ada M. Allen
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1915
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow Wh...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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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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Microscope eyepiece

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

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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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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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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