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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Ea...

Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud B...

Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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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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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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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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Jug covers
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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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Green taffeta cushion cover featuring Italian quilting

Green taffeta cushion cover featuring Italian quilting

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Cushion covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1951
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Top section of a handmade microscope

Top section of a handmade microscope

Jean Galbraith collection
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Microscopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Field Naturalists Club
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1950
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AEC Matador tow truck recovery vehicle, used by government agencies in Canberra from 1948 to 1976

AEC Matador tow truck recovery vehicle, used by government a...

Department of the Capital Territory collection
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Trucks
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Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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Associated Equipment Co Ltd
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1943
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Knitted tea-cosy with design of two poppies

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Tea-cosies
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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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Tapestry evening bag

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

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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1936
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Base section of a handmade microscope

Base section of a handmade microscope

Jean Galbraith collection
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Microscopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Field Naturalists Club
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1950
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Sash from Lithuanian folk dancing costume

Albina Ramoskis collection
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Sashes
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Lithuania
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Mrs Albina Ramoskis
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1946
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Portable folding bookmaker's board, headed in white letterin...

Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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H V McKay Sunshine Seed and Fertilizer Drill

H V McKay Sunshine Seed and Fertilizer Drill

Australian Fertilizers Ltd collection
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Seed drills
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Victoria, Australia
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H V McKay Pty Ltd
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1900
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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

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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1930
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Calico apron featuring an embroidered pattern of autumn leav...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1953
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in ...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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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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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow Wh...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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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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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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Gilbarco model T322D Golden Fleece petrol bowser

Gilbarco model T322D Golden Fleece petrol bowser

Golden Fleece Memorabilia collection
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Petrol pumps
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Victoria, Australia
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Gilbert & Barker Manufacturing Co (Aust) Pty Ltd
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1950
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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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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Short Magazine Lee-Enfield (SMLE) No 1 Mark 111* rifle presented to Essington Lewis by the Lithgow Small Arms Factory

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Edward Lewis collection
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Rifles
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Lithgow Small Arms Factory
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1940
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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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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