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Hornibrook Highway collection showcaseBribie Stories - exhibition viewIt's Personal - Drag Makeup workshopWhat Lurks Below - exhibition viewCapturing Nature - exhibition viewFetch the doctor! - collection showcase


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The Moreton Bay Heritage collection contains more than 20,000 objects, with stories and links to the Moreton Bay Region. Themes include Indigenous history, European settlement, farming and industry, war, fashion, technology, and leisure. 

The History and Heritage teams are working to digitise the collection for public access with more objects and exhibitions to come.

Special Care Notice:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that content in this website and various linked websites may contain images, voices, or names of deceased persons.


Hypodermic syringe & needlesCollar studRocker blotter - Inlaid woodShaving brushIodexBracelet HijabDancing shoesInkwell and pen rest set - Moulded glass with Bakelite lidsSmall millet broomClothing brushInk bottle - StonewareMatch boxGlove stretcherGladstone bagStockingsDoll - Cabbage patch kid Smoker's pipe - Ian FairweatherSennae Pro syrupSmall evening purseStraw halo hatShaving mirrorHat pinAdonis disposable safety razor bladesOnoto fountain pen - Hard ‘vulcanised’ rubber body with stainless steel nibTrench art - toast rackOnoto ball penCutex nail polish removerToggle style cufflinksVaseline Hair TonicBallpoint penBeaded evening glovesLeather coin purseEmbroidered postcard - WW1Stockings 'Service Sheers'Eyebrow automatic pencil and refillsJewelled lipstick trio in suede caseGirdleLillicrap’s Razor Hone - uranium glassHalf-slipOvernight bagGladstone bagRed Door perfume bottleTrench art - brooch - aluminium  Moulded glass ink bottleCosmetic compactSailor blouseBrooch - small floralSilver plated evening purseSloan's Family Liniment in box

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We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Country across our region. We also acknowledge and pay our respects
to the Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and Turrbal Traditional Custodians, and their elders past, present and emerging.