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Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Food storage bags
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Flour bag

Flour bag

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Flour bags
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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R M Gow & Co Ltd
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1916
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Silk embroidered postcard and inner card from World War 1

Silk embroidered postcard and inner card from World War 1

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern number 5591, Misses Dresses

Envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern number 5591, M...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Packaging
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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McCall Pattern Company
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1940
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Photograph of a young man in uniform (thought to be 'the one')

Photograph of a young man in uniform (thought to be 'the one...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Pair of white cotton knickers

Pair of white cotton knickers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Knickers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Sweetheart ring which belonged to Muriel McPhee

Sweetheart ring which belonged to Muriel McPhee

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Rings
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Black metal

Black metal "Winner" brand, hand operated sewing machine

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Sewing machines
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United States of America
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Mourning dresses
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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White fabric camiknickers

White fabric camiknickers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Camiknickers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Oil lamps
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Boothby

Camel Corps Christmas card to the McPhee family from Will Bo...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Christmas cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Gloves
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Hatboxes
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Square white tablecloth with floral border

Square white tablecloth with floral border

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Tablecloths
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White cotton nightdress

White cotton nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Silk petticoat

Silk petticoat

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Petticoats
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Piece of white organdie which and has a white lace trim along one edge

Piece of white organdie which and has a white lace trim alon...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Underwear
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Handmade leather brooch in shape of initials 'M M'

Handmade leather brooch in shape of initials 'M M'

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Brooches
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White, cotton short sleeved nightdress

White, cotton short sleeved nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White, cotton nightdress

White, cotton nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White cotton nightdress

White cotton nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Photograph of a steam engine threshing wheat

Photograph of a steam engine threshing wheat

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White, crocheted collar

White, crocheted collar

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Collars
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White crocheted collar

White crocheted collar

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Collars
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate showing Muriel McPhee's haberdashery purchases

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate showing Mur...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White crocheted pocket

White crocheted pocket

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Pockets
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Tablecloth featuring three borders of drawn threadwork

Tablecloth featuring three borders of drawn threadwork

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Tablecloths
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile samplers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Remnant envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern

Remnant envelope for McCall brand dressmaking pattern

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Packaging
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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McCall Pattern Company
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1916
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Handmade breast-feeding camisole

Handmade breast-feeding camisole

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Camisoles
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Box of 'Trio' brand stockings

Box of 'Trio' brand stockings

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Stockings
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White, cotton, ankle length nightdress

White, cotton, ankle length nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Patons & Baldwins knitting pattern for bathing suits for children

Patons & Baldwins knitting pattern for bathing suits for chi...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Knitting patterns
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Australia
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Paton & Baldwins (A/Asia) Ltd
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1916
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Handmade open drawers

Handmade open drawers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Underwear
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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White linen antimacassar

White linen antimacassar

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Antimacassars
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White linen antimacassar

White linen antimacassar

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Antimacassars
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile borders
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Work for Busy Fingers

Work for Busy Fingers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Magazine clippings
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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New Idea
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1935
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Cream-coloured silk French knickers

Cream-coloured silk French knickers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Knickers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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White broderie anglais decorated petticoat

White broderie anglais decorated petticoat

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Petticoats
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Ladies machine-knitted 'Myrall' woollen undergarment

Ladies machine-knitted 'Myrall' woollen undergarment

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Vests
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Wooden lacemaking bobbin

Wooden lacemaking bobbin

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Lacemaking equipment
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Crochet sample

Crochet sample

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Textile samplers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Corset cover

Corset cover

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Corset covers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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