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Square cotton handkerchief commemorating the coronation of King George VI

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Australia
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King George VI
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1935
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Square white starched fine linen handkerchief with drawn thread work at hem

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Child's cotton handkerchief

Child's cotton handkerchief

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Handkerchief printed with kewpie dolls around the edges

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elizabeth Francisco
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1920
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Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Batik handkerchief, possibly by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1971
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Child's cotton handkerchief

Child's cotton handkerchief

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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Cotton batik handkerchief by Tjulyata Kulyuru, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik handkerchief by Tjulyata Kulyuru, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjulyata Kulyuru
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1971
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Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 1954

Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 195...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Cream, square handkerchief, cotton with three stripes in cream

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Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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Fine white muslin handkerchief with wide band of handmade bobbin lace

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Maryse Duyker collection
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Mauritius
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Cream coloured handkerchief

Cream coloured handkerchief

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Souvenir silk handkerchief embroidered with 'Souvenir de Belgique' and five Allied forces flags

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John Murray collection
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Belgium
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1914
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White cotton handkerchief featuring portrait of HRH Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Blue and white handkerchief

Blue and white handkerchief

Maryse Duyker collection
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Mauritius
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White cotton handkerchief

White cotton handkerchief

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Torres Strait Islands grey handkerchief or 'Ungis' with crocheted border

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Lucy Thaiday collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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2000
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White handkerchief with the initials

White handkerchief with the initials "LT"

Turner Family collection
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White cotton handkerchief with embroidered horse

White cotton handkerchief with embroidered horse

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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White linen handkerchief with machine edging

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1875
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Man's white cotton lawn handkerchief

Man's white cotton lawn handkerchief

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Lillian M. Francisco
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1918
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Cream with purple and yellow striped border handkerchief

Cream with purple and yellow striped border handkerchief

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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White cotton handkerchief, with self-patterned edging and la...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Handkerchief with design of birds and roses and Geetings fro...

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Cotton batik handkerchief by Angkaliya Brumby, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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1971
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Cream handkerchief with a scalloped edge

Cream handkerchief with a scalloped edge

Turner Family collection
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Souvenir silk handkerchief embroidered with the Rising Sun badge, Union Jack and Commonwealth flags relating to Alf Barkle and his World War I service

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John Murray collection
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Norman F. Barkle
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Torres Strait Islands blue handkerchief or 'Ungis' with crocheted border

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Lucy Thaiday collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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2000
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White cotton handkerchief with self-patterned stripe and check border

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Edgar R. Deane
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1890
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White cotton handkerchief with a screenprinted black lizard ...

Darlington Public School collection
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Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Darlington Public School
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1993
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White cotton handkerchief trimmed with a white hairpin crochet edge

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Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Cream handkerchief with a scalloped edge

Cream handkerchief with a scalloped edge

Turner Family collection
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Handkerchief with a cartoon depicting a nude person

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Handkerchief with a cartoon depicting a nude person

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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White cotton handkerchief with the initials

White cotton handkerchief with the initials "EME"

Turner Family collection
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Cream handkerchief with the initials

Cream handkerchief with the initials "LT"

Turner Family collection
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Torres Strait Islands handerkerchief or 'Ungis' made of brown fabric with a simple tartan pattern

Torres Strait Islands handerkerchief or 'Ungis' made of brow...

Lucy Thaiday collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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2000
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Torres Strait Islands white handkerchief or 'Ungis' with crocheted border

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Lucy Thaiday collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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2000
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White linen handkerchief with edging of handworked mesh on exterior

White linen handkerchief with edging of handworked mesh on e...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1800
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