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Silver spoon

Silver spoon

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1949
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Souvenir Canberra Planning Exhibition. March 11, 1963

Souvenir Canberra Planning Exhibition. March 11, 1963

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Leaflets
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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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tin box for Valma Vaseline

tin box for Valma Vaseline

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Medical packaging
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White flannelette nappy

White flannelette nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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1949
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Small cream woollen baby socks

Small cream woollen baby socks

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Socks
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1957
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Black enamelled metal bucket

Black enamelled metal bucket

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buckets
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1948
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Metal box for Dura-gilt metal polish magic wadding

Metal box for Dura-gilt metal polish magic wadding

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Boxes
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

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

Knippen, plakken, puzzlen

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Childrens books
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Flying Dutchmen

Flying Dutchmen

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Mr Frank Clune
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1953
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Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 4 Juni 1953

Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 4 Juni 1953

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Menus
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Blue embroidery thread

Blue embroidery thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Threads
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Small pink plastic hairbrush

Small pink plastic hairbrush

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hairbrushes
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1949
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Baby's white vinyl shoes

Baby's white vinyl shoes

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Baby shoes
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1950
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Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Vrolijke wijsjes voor zingerde meisjes ..

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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1939
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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Textile pieces
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White cotton nappy

White cotton nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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Book in Dutch language

Book in Dutch language

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Programma Kerstavond

Programma Kerstavond

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Booklets
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Paper pattern booklet, including a pattern, for women's fashions

Paper pattern booklet, including a pattern, for women's fash...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1963
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White, open-weave hair net

White, open-weave hair net

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Man's black mourning brooch

Man's black mourning brooch

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Brooches
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1946
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Black and white photograph of Mr and Mrs Wensing sitting on a couch at Russell Hill in 1954

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Russell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1954
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Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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Handboek vor der Katholieke Moeder

Handboek vor der Katholieke Moeder

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Music book

Music book

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 24 Mai 1953

Menu card for passengers of MS 'Sibajak', dated 24 Mai 1953

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Menus
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Haarlem, Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1962
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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Zwitsal Baby - Zalf baby ointment

Zwitsal Baby - Zalf baby ointment

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Ointments
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1949
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Circuit 19

Circuit 19

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Magazines
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Margriet Kookboek

Margriet Kookboek

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1948
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Books
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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White flannelette nappy

White flannelette nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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1949
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Textile pieces
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Burgundy coloured ball of wool

Burgundy coloured ball of wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Yarns
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Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1947
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Trouw Delta Werken

Trouw Delta Werken

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Magazines
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Embroidery wool

Embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery threads
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Length of black embroidery wool wound around blue and gold card that features the text

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Yarns
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Yellow raffia-like hat woven into a bowl-like shape

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

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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Draughts

Draughts

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Board games
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Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1932
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Sixty-two rectangular plastic strips, each one a different colour or shade, held together by a screw

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Colour charts
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1955
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Hot water bottle

Hot water bottle

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1949
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Book 3 .. Phil Baker .. Modern Piano Accordion Method

Book 3 .. Phil Baker .. Modern Piano Accordion Method

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Music books
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De wonderschelp een nieuw avontuur van Piggelmee

De wonderschelp een nieuw avontuur van Piggelmee

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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