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Silver purse presented by Dame Enid Lyons to her daughter-in-law

Silver purse presented by Dame Enid Lyons to her daughter-in...

Brendan and Janet Lyons collection
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Dame Enid Lyons
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Purse with label

Purse with label

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Blue crocheted purse

Blue crocheted purse

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Leather purse with Egyptian design

Leather purse with Egyptian design

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Egypt
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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Passport purse

Passport purse

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Metal purse

Metal purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1840
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Purple miser's purse

Purple miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1860
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Miser's purse

Miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1875
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Evening purse handmade by Lois Grosse's mother, Vera Ottens.

Evening purse handmade by Lois Grosse's mother, Vera Ottens.

Lois Grosse collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1840
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Black knit miser's purse

Black knit miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1860
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Miser's purse

Miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Coin purse

Coin purse

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 2
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Small clutch, covered with diamontes

Small clutch, covered with diamontes

Elizabeth Sanderson collection
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England
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Elizabeth B. Digges
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1939
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Green leather coin purse with metal clasp

Green leather coin purse with metal clasp

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Clutch purse with diamontes

Clutch purse with diamontes

Elizabeth Sanderson collection
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Elizabeth B. Digges
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1939
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Satin draw string purse

Satin draw string purse

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Envelope purse with floral embroidery

Envelope purse with floral embroidery

Judy Hirst collection no. 3
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Bendoc, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Ethel A. Nichol
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1930
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Crocheted money purse

Crocheted money purse

Audrey McBurney collection
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Audrey McBurney
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1850
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Red leather toy purse

Red leather toy purse

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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