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The Hatpin Menace – ep. 6

Wherein we consider the point of hatpins.

Argus (Melbourne), 9 August 1911, p. 14, col. 4
Or read the whole page here

A comic postcard from 1907.
I found it at http://whatsinthetrench.weebly.com/blog/archives/09-2016

Here’s some hats, at the opening of the new nurses’ quarter, Queen Victoria
Hospital, Melbourne – from the Weekly Times,  15 April 1911, p. 27
Take a look here at other photos from this terrific illustrated newspaper.

The World’s News (Sydney), 11 May 1907, p. 1
Read the story here.

‘Here’s something for you!’ The hatpin in self-defence.
Image: Wikimedia Commons

How to Make Hatpins Useful
Evening News (Sydney), 16 March 1907, p. 10
Click here to see it on the page.

A head like a Sputnik
Evening News (Sydney), 23 May 1912, p. 11
See it here among other ads of the day

Townsville Daily Bulletin, 17 October 1912, p. 2
See all the Townsville news here

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