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Embroidered linen centrepiece and two doilies

Embroidered linen centrepiece and two doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Wire cake stand

Wire cake stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cake stands
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Turned stick used in a copper

Turned stick used in a copper

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Copper sticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Bread Knife

Bread Knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bread knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Rectangular white doily (tray cloth) inserted with eight circles of crochet

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doilies
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Pie dish

Pie dish

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pie dishes
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Germany
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Doily

Doily

Muriel Kelly collection
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Doilies
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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Table fork

Table fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Table forks
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Round cream linen doily embroidered with an iris motif and a second smaller floral motif

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doilies
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Casting Pig Iron at the Blast Furnace Lithgow, N.S.W

Casting Pig Iron at the Blast Furnace Lithgow, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Bristol squat storage jar

Bristol squat storage jar

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1923
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Enamel laundry tub

Enamel laundry tub

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Laundry equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1930
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Toilet set

Toilet set

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bathroom accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bakewell Brothers Ltd
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1910
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Glass washboard

Glass washboard

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in an autumn design of leaves and flowers

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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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Pastry board

Pastry board

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pastry boards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Cooking basin

Cooking basin

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Handmade miner's lunch box

Handmade miner's lunch box

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Food storage containers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Kitchen fork

Kitchen fork

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Forks
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Fillet crochet doily featuring an emu

Fillet crochet doily featuring an emu

Terence Lane collection
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Doilies
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1900
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Oval doily with crocheted pink shells

Oval doily with crocheted pink shells

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 3
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Doilies
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Pie dish

Pie dish

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pie dishes
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Germany
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Round doily with crocheted pink shells

Round doily with crocheted pink shells

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 3
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Doilies
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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The Railway Station. Blackheath

The Railway Station. Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Laundry board

Laundry board

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Washboards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Oval cream linen doily embroidered with a floral motif dominated by two large purple flowers

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Nettie McColive collection
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Doilies
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Breadboard

Breadboard

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Breadboards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Rolling Steel Rails, Lithgow Iron Works

Rolling Steel Rails, Lithgow Iron Works

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Whisk

Whisk

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Whisks
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Metal hand mincer

Metal hand mincer

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Meat mincers
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Doilies
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1900
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Round doily with crocheted pink shells

Round doily with crocheted pink shells

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 3
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Doilies
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Scone cutter

Scone cutter

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Biscuit cutters
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Square pot holder

Square pot holder

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pot holders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1960
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Lithgow Hospital

Lithgow Hospital

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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