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Beige coloured Shetland lace shawl knitted by Audrey McBurney

Beige coloured Shetland lace shawl knitted by Audrey McBurne...

Audrey McBurney collection
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Shawls
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sarah Don
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1982
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Black Spinner fishing fly

Black Spinner fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr R H. Wigram
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1930
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Hand crocheted jug cover

Hand crocheted jug cover

Hey Family collection
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Jug covers
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Black thread cotton reel

Black thread cotton reel

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Off white thread cotton reel

Off white thread cotton reel

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Brown cotton thread

Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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White thread cotton reel

White thread cotton reel

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Warping board for use with eight stage loom

Warping board for use with eight stage loom

Audrey McBurney collection
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Weaving equipment
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Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McBurney
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'Midget Bra' decorated by Grace Bond

'Midget Bra' decorated by Grace Bond

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Bond
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2014
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Hand crocheted pouch

Hand crocheted pouch

Hey Family collection
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Pouches
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Circular tatting

Circular tatting

Bessie Bardwell collection
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'Fresh is Best' bra decorated by Landon Palm

'Fresh is Best' bra decorated by Landon Palm

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Landon Palm
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2014
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White thread cotton reel

White thread cotton reel

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Unfinished pentagon of tatting

Unfinished pentagon of tatting

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Hand crocheted bonnet

Hand crocheted bonnet

Hey Family collection
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Baby accessories
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Carriage driving whip and holder

Carriage driving whip and holder

Mary Willsallen collection
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Whips
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Jugiong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Anthony M. Willsallen
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Apron made by Audrey McBurney

Apron made by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McBurney
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1930
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Nameplate for K.H.Aumullier

Nameplate for K.H.Aumullier

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Mukden, Liaoning, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroidery

Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroide...

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Waistcoats
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Brown cotton thread

Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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John Konrads' official T-shirt, 1960 Olympic Games in Rome

John Konrads' official T-shirt, 1960 Olympic Games in Rome

John Konrads collection
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T-shirts
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Rome, Italy
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1960
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'Zee-bra' bra decorated by Grace Bond

'Zee-bra' bra decorated by Grace Bond

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Bond
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2014
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Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1930
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White cotton thread

White cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hand crocheted white doily

Hand crocheted white doily

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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'Deadliest' bra decorated by Alana Palm

'Deadliest' bra decorated by Alana Palm

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Palm
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2014
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Mosquito net wedding dress

Mosquito net wedding dress

Ron and Ella Christopher collection
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Wedding dresses
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ella F. Christopher
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1943
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Small spool of crochet cotton

Small spool of crochet cotton

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Crochet threads
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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J & P Coats
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Brown cotton thread

Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Undyed wool fibre two-piece suit made by Audrey McBurney

Undyed wool fibre two-piece suit made by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Womens clothing
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McBurney
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1990
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Black thread cotton reel

Black thread cotton reel

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Beaded teapot stand

Beaded teapot stand

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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'Old Hooters' bra decorated by Sandra Morgan

'Old Hooters' bra decorated by Sandra Morgan

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Sandra Morgan
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2014
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'Nothing Sweeter' bra decorated by Gloria Bell

'Nothing Sweeter' bra decorated by Gloria Bell

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Gloria Bell
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2014
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Hand-embroidered apron with pierrot design made by Audrey McBurney

Hand-embroidered apron with pierrot design made by Audrey Mc...

Audrey McBurney collection
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Aprons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McBurney
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1935
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Brown cotton thread

Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hand crocheted doily with scalloped edges

Hand crocheted doily with scalloped edges

Hey Family collection
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Doilies
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Embroidered kangaroo

Embroidered kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Arm splint

Arm splint

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Hand crocheted white doily with linen insert and pointed edges

Hand crocheted white doily with linen insert and pointed edg...

Hey Family collection
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Doilies
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Two small round floral pieces of tatting

Two small round floral pieces of tatting

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Textile pieces
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A set of three matching doilies made by Audrey McBurney

A set of three matching doilies made by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Doilies
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McBurney
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1935
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Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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'Thinking Pink' bra decorated by Grace Bond

'Thinking Pink' bra decorated by Grace Bond

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Bond
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2014
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Green jumper knitted by Audrey McBurney

Green jumper knitted by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Jumpers
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Ms Audrey McBurney
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1940
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Five cotton reels

Five cotton reels

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cotton reels
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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Tatting rosette in progress

Tatting rosette in progress

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Textiles
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1934
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'Dolly' bra decorated by Myra Duncan

'Dolly' bra decorated by Myra Duncan

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Myra Duncan
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2014
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Round piece of floral tatting

Round piece of floral tatting

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Wooden cotton reel

Wooden cotton reel

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bobbins
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World War One swag

World War One swag

Gidleigh collection
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Bedding
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1917
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Circular tatting

Circular tatting

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Cardboard roll of brown cotton

Cardboard roll of brown cotton

Eleanor Dark Foundation collection no. 1
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Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn by him at Keith and Elsie de Witte's wedding in 1955

Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn b...

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Headdresses
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1955
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'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Purcell
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2014
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Pair of spurs from Light Horse uniform

Pair of spurs from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Floral piece of tatting

Floral piece of tatting

Bessie Bardwell collection
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36th Battalion colour patch, AIF, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

36th Battalion colour patch, AIF, associated with service of...

Vincent Burns collection
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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