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Exercise book

Exercise book

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canb...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1955
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Certificate

Certificate

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Certificate

Certificate

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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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Certificate

Certificate

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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

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Certificate

Certificate

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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

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Certificate

Certificate

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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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1962
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1954
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Certificate

Certificate

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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

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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Royal Visit Souvenir Program (for visit by Queen Elizabeth II to Canberra in 1954)

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

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Certificate of naturalisation for Michael Victor Wensing

Certificate of naturalisation for Michael Victor Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1969
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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

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Cream-coloured ceramic cup and saucer with delicate blue flo...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Ceramic cup and saucer with blue and white Chinese willow de...

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White, open-weave hair net

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Het tovervisje een oud sprookje opnieuw berijmd

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Kerosene lamp

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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1953
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Embroidery pattern

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White flannelette nappy

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1949
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Pattern book

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Haken en Brien- Libelle, April, 1952

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Length of black embroidery wool wound around blue and gold c...

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Pile of rectangular cards, each one with a photo of an embro...

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Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

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1965
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Baby's woollen banket

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Trouw Delta Werken

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Photo of a woman and three children by a fence

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Clothing storage bag

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1949
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Man's black mourning brooch

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1946
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Hat and veil

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Wedding clothing
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White ceramic bowl

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

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1965
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White flannelette nappy

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1949
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Baby blanket

Baby blanket

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Woman's long-sleeved, light blue, coarsely woven silk jacket with a round neckline

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1969
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Knippen, plakken, puzzlen

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

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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The Army and Navy Needle Book

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

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Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

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1939
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Sixty-two rectangular plastic strips, each one a different c...

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1955
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Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 9 Mai 1953

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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

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Circular heavy blackened grey enamel cooking pot

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1948
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Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Small pink plastic hairbrush

Small pink plastic hairbrush

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1949
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Black metal fuel stove

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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White cotton nappy

White cotton nappy

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