Its quite an experience finding what you think at first are actual family heirlooms situated in a public museum. I'm walking into a room in Werribee Mansion and there are two babies' cradles, one of which is exactly like the one my son slept in, which I repainted for the purpose, and which my youngest brother slept in many years before. Then, when I realise the brass fittings are different, I turn and look to my right and see my mother's vanity mirror sitting on top of my parents' chest of drawers - except it looks like the varnish has been stripped off the chest. All this in one room. It goes to show these pieces were not custom made, at least. It's hard not to take photos, so here they are.
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