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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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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1954
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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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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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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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Hand fan from Panama

Hand fan from Panama

Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Panama, South America
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1953
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Ship ticket for M V Wensing 1953

Ship ticket for M V Wensing 1953

Petronella Wensing collection no. 2
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Rotterdam, Holland
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1953
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White ceramic jug decorated with flowers, brought to Australia by Dutch migrant Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Holland
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1949
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Swan brand aluminium coffee pot

Swan brand aluminium coffee pot

Petronella Wensing collection no. 2
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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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Pale green metal pram

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1948
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Metal knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1956
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Pink dress with hand embroidered floral design

Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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AWA brand radio

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1957
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Letter to Petronella Wensing, 1983

Letter to Petronella Wensing, 1983

Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Small stroller with red vinyl seat, white wooden sides, and metal frame

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Holland
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1949
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Letter to Petronella Wensing, 1985

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Hand fan from Panama

Hand fan from Panama

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Letter to Petronella Wensing, 1984

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Pink machine knitted woollen jumper with white snowflake des...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing, 1984

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing, 1984

Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Draughts

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1932
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the abdication of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in 1948

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Reference Letter for Petronella Wensing, 1986

Petronella Wensing collection no. 3
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Cupboard made from an old packing case

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1953
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