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  • Horse Brass - Dove with Olive Branch, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Dove with Olive Branch, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a dove with olive branch in its beak, crenate border with eight loaf- shaped holes. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on back, possibly ...

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  • Horse Brass - Rose, Shamrock, Thistle, Leek, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Rose, Shamrock, Thistle, Leek, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: National emblems of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales (the rose, shamrock, thistle and leek). Crenate border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The rose, the national ...

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  • Horse Brass - Sun Disc, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Sun Disc, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Sun disc with 12 radiating rays. Crescent border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The sun embodies the powers of creation and the source of life and light, and represe ...

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  • Horse Brass - King Rufus Stirrup, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - King Rufus Stirrup, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting King Rufus stirrup. Stirrup in centre surrounded by a round border with a crenate edge. Marked "New Forest King Rufus Stirrup" around border. Type: cast brass. Com ...

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  • Horse Brass - Sailing Ships, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Sailing Ships, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a sailing ship with three masts in full sail. Crescent border. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on back, possibly from the casting pro ...

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  • Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting an ace of hearts or shield. Border of pierced holes. Design is possibly of gypsy and romany origin. There are fifty two perforations in the border, possibly repres ...

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  • Horse Brass - Horse Head, Horse Shoe, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse Head, Horse Shoe, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a horse head with blinkers and bridle. Horseshoe border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Duchess of Devonshire, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Duchess of Devonshire, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a commemorative, Duchess of Devonshire surrounded by a heart shaped border with fifteen perforations in it. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Manx Cat, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Manx Cat, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a standing Manx cat. Circular border. Manx cats do not have tails. The Manx breed originated before the 1700s on the Isle of Man, where they are common. Type: cas ...

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  • Horse Brass - Tower of London, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Tower of London, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Tower of London. Round border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The Tower of London's primary functions were a fortress, a royal palace, and a prison.

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  • Horse Brass - Star, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Star, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Star, eight pointed. Serrated border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. The octagram or eight-pointed star is a symbol of fullness and regeneration. (See: http://archnet ...

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  • Horse Brass - Sun Disc, 1880-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Sun Disc, 1880-1939

    Horse brass: Sun disc, geometric, rosette, domed. Point surrounded by concentric circles. Round border. Rear hanger. Type: stamped brass. Date: 1825-1939. The sun embodies the powers o ...

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  • Horse Brass - Openwork with Shield, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Openwork with Shield, 1825-1939

    Horse brass - openwork with shield in centre. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on back, possibly from the casting process. There are forty- eight holes and ...

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  • Horse Brass - Rooster, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Rooster, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a rooster crowing while standing on top of a bugle. Circular border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Lion Rampant, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Lion Rampant, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a lion rampant. Border of ducal coronet arms of bishop of purham. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Wheatsheaf, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Wheatsheaf, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a wheatsheaf in a basket. Plain border with serrations spaced around the circumference. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Acorn, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Acorn, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Openwork with acorn in the centre. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939. "As the seed of the oak, the acorn is a symbol of potential. In Norse and Celtic culture, acorns sym ...

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  • Horse Brass - Masonic Lodge Skull & Cross Bones, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Masonic Lodge Skull & Cross Bones, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a Masonic lodge skull and cross bones symbol with fourteen perforations around the border and an interchanging bi- serrate, crenate edge. There is an adhesive stic ...

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  • Horse Brass - Bull, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Bull, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting bull rampant, crescent border. There are seven perforations in the border and a crenate outer edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Queen Elizabeth II Coronation, 1953 Object

    Horse Brass - Queen Elizabeth II Coronation, 1953

    Horse brass commemorating the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 2 June 1953. Central crown marked "EIIR". Border marked "LONG LIVE THE QUEEN JUNE, 2, 1953". Type: cast brass. Date: 195 ...

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  • Horse Brass - Anchor & Rope, 1824-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Anchor & Rope, 1824-1939

    Horse brass depicting an anchor and rope with ansated cross. Circular border with serrated edge. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has remains of two studs on back, possibly from the cas ...

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  • Horse Brass - Horse Rampant, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse Rampant, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a horse rampant. Circular inner border, eight small horseshoe in middleborder and eight horse legs around the outside. Intricate design incorporating three separat ...

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  • Horse Brass - Isle of Man Symbol, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Isle of Man Symbol, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting the Isle of Man symbol with three legs in armour and wearing spurs. The three legs radiate from a central point each 120 degrees from the next. Type: cast brass. D ...

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  • Horse Brass - Shield with Lions, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Shield with Lions, 1825-1939

    Horse brass possibly depicting Shrewsbury school. Shield and 3 lions. Clover leaf shaped border with 6 perforations. Marked at top "Shrewsbury" and at bottom "Floreat Salopia". Translat ...

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  • Horse Brass - Diamond, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Diamond, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting an ace of diamonds. Border of pierced holes, triangles and serrated edge. Design is possibly of gypsy and romany origin. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Star, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Star, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: eight pointed star in the centre surrounded by a larger eight pointed star with eight diamond shaped perforations. Outer border with crenate edge. Type: cast brass. Date: 1 ...

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  • Horse Brass - Beer Barrel, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Beer Barrel, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a beer barrel with hole in the middle. Crenate inner border and round outer border. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on back, possibly ...

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  • Horse Brass - Lion Rampant, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Lion Rampant, 1825-1939

    Horse Brass depicting a lion rampant. Crescent shaped border with geometrical perforations, for example, triangles, circles and squares. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Dog's Head, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Dog's Head, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a dog's head. Open border work. Comments: there appears to be some lettering on the back, bottom left hand side. The dog appears to be of the cocker spaniel breed. ...

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  • Horse Brass - Plough, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Plough, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a plough. The border has a crenate edge on the inward side and a plain outside edge. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has remains of two studs on back, possibly f ...

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  • Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Heart, 1825-1939

    Horse brass: Ace of hearts. Hole in the shape of a heart with a border in the shape of a heart. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939

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  • Horse Brass - Victoria Regina, Queen Victoria, 1870 Object

    Horse Brass - Victoria Regina, Queen Victoria, 1870

    Horse brass Victoria Regina, Queen Victoria. Marked "V. R. 1870". There is a crown between the V and R. Crenate edge. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on ba ...

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  • Horse Brass - Horse & Cart, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse & Cart, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting horse and cart with driver. Decorative border in the shape of a crescent. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on back, possibly from the ...

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  • Horse Brass - Fleur de Lis, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Fleur de Lis, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting cross or fleur de lis. Decorative inner border and a crenate outer border. Type: cast border. Comments: item had the remains of two studs on back, possibly from th ...

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  • Horse Brass - Lion Passant, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Lion Passant, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a lion passant. Horseshoe border. Type: cast border. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Horse Brass - Queen Victoria, 1825-1901 Object

    Horse Brass - Queen Victoria, 1825-1901

    Horse brass commemorating Queen Victoria. Head of Queen Victoria is surrounded by a wreath shaped like a heart. Crown above her head. Round border with a crenate edge. Type: cast brass ...

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  • Horse Brass - Horseshoes, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horseshoes, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting horseshoe in centre surrounded by four smaller horseshoes and four heart shapes. Crenate border. Type: cast brass. Comments: item has the remains of two studs on b ...

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  • Horse Brass - Mayflower, 1920 Object

    Horse Brass - Mayflower, 1920

    Horse brass: Commemorative, Mayflower in full sail. Crescent border with crenate edge. Marked "16 mayflower 20" at bottom. Type: cast brass. Date: 1920. This horse brass was probably c ...

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  • Christening Mug - William G. Boyd, 1947 Object

    Christening Mug - William G. Boyd, 1947

    Christening mug. Used and owned by Bill Boyd in the late 1940s and 1950s. The William Boyd Childhood Collection includes most of the childhood possessions of William (Bill) Boyd, who wa ...

    From: Churchlands, Australia Images: 1
  • Digital Photograph - Girl Dressed for First Communion with her Aunt, a Nun, at Convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Northcote, 1959 Image

    Digital Photograph - Girl Dressed for First Communion with her Aunt, a Nun, at Convent of ...

    Black and white photograph showing Christine Dunlop, the youngest of the Dunlop children, dressed for First Communion with her aunt, Sister Anne-Mary, in the back garden of the convent ...

    From: Northcote, Australia Images: 1
  • Digital Photograph - Girl Dressed for First Communion with Mother, Midway Migrant Hostel, Maribyrnong, 1950 Image

    Digital Photograph - Girl Dressed for First Communion with Mother, Midway Migrant Hostel, ...

    Black and white photograph showing Irene Jerzyk preparing for her First Communion at Midway Migrant Hostel in Maribyrnong in 1950, with her mother Janina. The Jerzyk family immigrated t ...

    From: Maribyrnong, Australia Images: 2
  • Horse Brass - Horse in Work Attire, 1825-1939 Object

    Horse Brass - Horse in Work Attire, 1825-1939

    Horse brass depicting a horse in work attire. Circular inner border and bi- serrated outer border. Type: cast brass. Date: 1825-1939.

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  • Wedding Crowns - Cyprus, circa 1947 Object

    Wedding Crowns - Cyprus, circa 1947

    Alternative Name(s): Stepano Two wire crowns decorated with white flowers and connected with two lengths of white ribbon. Flowers are made of leather. Made by Mrs Niki Gregory, circa 1 ...

    From: Melbourne, Australia Images: 1
  • Hat - Wedding Ensemble, 23 Aug 1952 Object

    Hat - Wedding Ensemble, 23 Aug 1952

    Alternative Name(s): Headpiece; Going Away Outfit White broderie anglaise hat, in half moon shape. Part of a wedding outfit consisting of a sleeveless Swiss broderie dress, jacket, hat ...

    From: Christchurch, New Zealand Images: 1
  • Membership Card - Emerald Hill Total Abstinence Society, 1883-1884 Document

    Membership Card - Emerald Hill Total Abstinence Society, 1883-1884

    Membership card for the Emerald Hill Total Abstinence Society, which was located in South Melbourne, Victoria. It was manufactured by W.M. Marshall, Printer, and was used between 1883-1 ...

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  • Wafer Iron - Communion, Hungary, circa 1880s Object

    Wafer Iron - Communion, Hungary, circa 1880s

    Wafer Iron used to make communion hosts for the Catholic Church in Kobulkut, Hungary. Ferenc Mitlik's father became a church warden in Kobulkut in 1919 and inherited this iron with the ...

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  • Prayer Book - Hungarian, Catholic, circa 1871 Document

    Prayer Book - Hungarian, Catholic, circa 1871

    Hungarian, Catholic prayer book, printed circa 1871. It was brought to Australia by Margaret Szlavik when she immigrated with her family in 1957. The book has been passed down through t ...

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  • Wedding Veil - Limerick Lace, 1856 Object

    Wedding Veil - Limerick Lace, 1856

    Limerick lace wedding veil imported from Ireland and worn by Janet Scrimgeour at her wedding in Bendigo in 1865 to Peter Brackelmann. She had migrated with her family from Scotland in 1 ...

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  • Ceremonial Collar - Independent Order of Rechabites, circa 1880 Object

    Ceremonial Collar - Independent Order of Rechabites, circa 1880

    Ceremonial Collar worn by the Chief Justice of the International Order of Rechabites, made circa 1880. The Chief Justice had the job of judging whether a charge against a member that he ...

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