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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Fishing flies and lines inside cigarette tin

Fishing flies and lines inside cigarette tin

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Writing slate

Writing slate

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Wooden pharmaceutical case with glass rod and cloth

Wooden pharmaceutical case with glass rod and cloth

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Handwritten list of homoeopathic medicines

Handwritten list of homoeopathic medicines

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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ACME medicine dropper and box

ACME medicine dropper and box

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Spool of braided phosphor bronze wire

Spool of braided phosphor bronze wire

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Fishing equipment
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England, United Kingdom
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Samuel Allcock
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1803
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Fish gutting knife

Fish gutting knife

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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1838
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Pyrex brand baby feeding bottle

Pyrex brand baby feeding bottle

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Trocar

Trocar

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Glass and rubber catheter tip syringe

Glass and rubber catheter tip syringe

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Syringe kit in a white metal tin

Syringe kit in a white metal tin

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homemade trocar

Homemade trocar

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Spool of silk plaited fishing line

Spool of silk plaited fishing line

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Dental hypodermic syringe with three needles, packaging and box

Dental hypodermic syringe with three needles, packaging and ...

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Lead piece and fishing sinkers inside leather tackle bag

Lead piece and fishing sinkers inside leather tackle bag

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Horse dental speculum gag in box

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Scalpel handle without blade in a sleeved blue cardboard box

Scalpel handle without blade in a sleeved blue cardboard box

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Box of Rolls Razor hypodermic needles

Box of Rolls Razor hypodermic needles

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London, Cricklewood, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Dark wooden veneer trinket box with miscellaneous items

Dark wooden veneer trinket box with miscellaneous items

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Trinket boxes
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing line inside envelope

Fishing line inside envelope

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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KaPeG syringe in cardboard box

KaPeG syringe in cardboard box

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Jena, Germany
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Box labelled Grazcos First Aid Kit

Box labelled Grazcos First Aid Kit

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Medicine packaging
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Archimedean push drill

Archimedean push drill

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

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Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Pointy-nose surgical pliers

Pointy-nose surgical pliers

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Pig holder

Pig holder

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Beaker style medicine measuring glass

Beaker style medicine measuring glass

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Blue glass eye bath

Blue glass eye bath

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing line inside envelope

Fishing line inside envelope

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Fishing lines
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing hooks inside cigarette tin

Fishing hooks inside cigarette tin

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

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Dental equipment
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homoeopathic medicines leaflet from Fisher & Co. Chemists

Homoeopathic medicines leaflet from Fisher & Co. Chemists

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Advertising leaflets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Turner & Henderson Pty Ltd
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1880
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Glass eye bath

Glass eye bath

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Eye washers
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing line inside envelope

Fishing line inside envelope

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Fishing lines
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Germany
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homemade metal weight

Homemade metal weight

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Weights
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Surgical forceps

Surgical forceps

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Sheffield, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Medicine measuring glass

Medicine measuring glass

Gidleigh Collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Aseplene nasal irrigator with box

Aseplene nasal irrigator with box

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Health and medical equipment
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Writing slate

Writing slate

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Wooden medical case with supplies

Wooden medical case with supplies

Gidleigh Collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Writing slate

Writing slate

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Glass vial

Glass vial

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Medicine bottles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Cardboard and metal cylindrical container

Cardboard and metal cylindrical container

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Red cardboard box

Red cardboard box

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homemade wooden dowel tool

Homemade wooden dowel tool

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Hand tools
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Writing slate

Writing slate

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Hank of fishing cord

Hank of fishing cord

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Clear glass bottle containing white substance

Clear glass bottle containing white substance

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Beaker style medicine measuring glass

Beaker style medicine measuring glass

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Blue glass eye bath

Blue glass eye bath

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside typewriter ribbon tin

Fishing flies inside typewriter ribbon tin

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Plastic fishing tackle box

Plastic fishing tackle box

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New York, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Dry cleaning brush

Dry cleaning brush

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Brass cylindrical pump sprayer

Brass cylindrical pump sprayer

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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