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Willow patty cake tin

Willow patty cake tin

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Cake tins
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Severely corroded D & A Bengal Silver dessertspoon

Severely corroded D & A Bengal Silver dessertspoon

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Small metal bottle opener

Small metal bottle opener

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Small knife sharpener with two circular rotating blades and a pale blue painted handle

Small knife sharpener with two circular rotating blades and ...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Large wooden stretcher frame

Large wooden stretcher frame

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Embroidery frames
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Long sharpening steel

Long sharpening steel

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Rug needle

Rug needle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Large knife with a flat wide blade

Large knife with a flat wide blade

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Butterknives
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Butter dish lid

Butter dish lid

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Stick used to apply paint

Stick used to apply paint

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Long flat metal file

Long flat metal file

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Files (tools)
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Baking tin for tarts

Baking tin for tarts

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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EPNS soup spoon

EPNS soup spoon

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Soup spoons
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Net-making needles

Net-making needles

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Netting needles
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Willow patty cake tin

Willow patty cake tin

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Cake tins
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Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator

Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Powder puffs
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Hand embroidered tea-cosy with painted flowers

Hand embroidered tea-cosy with painted flowers

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Colander

Colander

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Rustless Nickel Silver dessertspoon

Rustless Nickel Silver dessertspoon

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Axle pin

Axle pin

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Metal flour sifter with a wooden tipped hand spinner, a circular mesh base, and a handle at the back

Metal flour sifter with a wooden tipped hand spinner, a circ...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Chair leg rest

Chair leg rest

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Furniture accessories
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Small metal bottle and can opener with some red paint on the back

Small metal bottle and can opener with some red paint on the...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Improvised griller made from two different gauges of metal wire and an axe handle

Improvised griller made from two different gauges of metal w...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Cooking equipment
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Whisk

Whisk

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Spring balance

Spring balance

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Letter written by Hilda Creager to her father

Letter written by Hilda Creager to her father

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Hand shears with long flat triangular blades

Hand shears with long flat triangular blades

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Shearing equipment
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Baking tin for tarts

Baking tin for tarts

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Jar opener

Jar opener

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Small knife with a long flat head and a thin handle

Small knife with a long flat head and a thin handle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Circular tea strainer

Circular tea strainer

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Oval ceramic tile tray

Oval ceramic tile tray

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Trays
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Ball hammer

Ball hammer

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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The Speedy Ready Reckoner

The Speedy Ready Reckoner

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Reference books
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Hand operated meat mincer

Hand operated meat mincer

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Small aluminium egg cup

Small aluminium egg cup

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Large serving spoon with a rectangular handle tip

Large serving spoon with a rectangular handle tip

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Serving spoons
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No 2 British Made Salter's Improved Spring Balance

No 2 British Made Salter's Improved Spring Balance

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Spring balances
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Long soup spoon

Long soup spoon

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Hair curlers and clips

Hair curlers and clips

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Hair care equipment
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Colander

Colander

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Fork

Fork

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Forks
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Name board from the P S Enterprise

Name board from the P S Enterprise

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Signs
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Rabbit trap

Rabbit trap

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Large serving spoon with a rectangular handle tip

Large serving spoon with a rectangular handle tip

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Serving spoons
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Axle pin

Axle pin

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Vehicle components
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Hand operated meat mincer

Hand operated meat mincer

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Meat mincers
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Bottle sealer

Bottle sealer

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Baking tin for tarts

Baking tin for tarts

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Tart tins
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Small aluminium egg cup

Small aluminium egg cup

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Eggcups
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Enamel bowl

Enamel bowl

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Two pronged fork with twisted wire handle

Two pronged fork with twisted wire handle

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Forks
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Lid

Lid

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Ruler

Ruler

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Rulers
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Dinner knife

Dinner knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Oval thin metal pie baking dish

Oval thin metal pie baking dish

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Pie dishes
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Metal carbide lamp

Metal carbide lamp

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Lamps
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Slim pair of hair cutting scissors

Slim pair of hair cutting scissors

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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