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Queensland State Archives

Queensland State Archives connects Queenslanders with their past - the histories of their families, the local community and the state - by ensuring that the records of government are available.

Each fabric in this collection is artisan hand dyed in natural indigo and then hand embroidered in the rustic, free style kantha embroidery. Description from etsy.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Make jackets, quilts, pillows. Hand embroidered in rustic kantha designs.

WWI-- Interesting that the only way a woman could possibly be involved in a war…

"Comrades In Arms" ~ WWI era illustration of a Red Cross Nurse and Soldier in an embrace.

“The blood chits were to protect people when they were in a situation where they didn’t speak the language in the locale,” Conway says. “They were originally an issue item with an ID number that was supposed to be associated with a specific individual, so the validity of the rescue could be verified. But then as the Army traveled all over Asia, it became the cottage industry for the people that lived in the countries they occupied.

A hand-embroidered blood chit has a Republic of China flag and a Chinese message promising a reward to anyone who helped the airman get back to Allied lines.


Items similar to Jersey knit fabric - Notting Hill blue on Etsy

Australia 50000 Years Ago | Australia's migration history timeline | NSW Migration Heritage Centre

Australia 50000 Years Ago | Australia's migration history timeline | NSW Migration Heritage Centre

Let's see if you can get all these! Friday Fun Day!!

Check out our collection of brain teasers, like this rebus puzzle! These printable activities help students develop critical thinking skills.


There are things on this planet that are weird, bizarre & just plain scary. From insects, aliens, unknown creatures to deep sea monsters. Some of the photos might be fake, but it sure scares me. Here are some pictures & you decide for yourself.