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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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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

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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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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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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

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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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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

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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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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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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Leather quart pot pouch and quart pot

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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 metal syringe with cardboard box

Glass and metal syringe with cardboard box

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Hypodermic syringes
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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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Match tin and three matches

Match tin and three matches

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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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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

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

Fishing line inside envelope

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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside rectangular tin

Fishing flies inside rectangular 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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Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

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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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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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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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Handwritten list of homoeopathic medicines

Handwritten list of homoeopathic medicines

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Lists
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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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Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

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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 for Johnson & Johnson gauze

Box for Johnson & Johnson gauze

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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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Atomiser with glass bowl reservoir

Atomiser with glass bowl reservoir

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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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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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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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Fishing flies and lines inside Eumenthol tin

Fishing flies and lines inside Eumenthol tin

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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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Thirteen trout fishing flies with 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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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 test tube with circular base

Clear glass test tube with circular base

Gidleigh Collection
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Germany
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

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Bandages
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New Jersey, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Feathers inside a cream envelope

Feathers inside a cream 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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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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Fishing rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

Fishing rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

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Fishing equipment
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Virginia, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Double ended glass baby's feeding bottle

Double ended glass baby's feeding bottle

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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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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 spinners and line inside Champion tin

Fishing spinners and line inside Champion 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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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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Fishing flies and lines inside cigarette tin

Fishing flies and lines inside cigarette tin

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Fishing equipment
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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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Horse scissor action hand clippers

Horse scissor action hand clippers

Gidleigh Collection
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Shearing 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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Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

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Fishing lures
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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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Fishing flies and printed note inside square cardboard box

Fishing flies and printed note inside square cardboard box

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Fishing lures
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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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Fishing hook and line instruction booklet

Fishing hook and line instruction booklet

Gidleigh Collection
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Instruction booklets
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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 for bangage compresses

Box for bangage compresses

Gidleigh Collection
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Medical packaging
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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 tackle inside wooden cigar box

Fishing tackle inside wooden cigar box

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Fishing equipment
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United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1903
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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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Leaflet Fornax Antiseptic

Leaflet Fornax Antiseptic

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Advertising leaflets
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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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No. 30 Vaseline atomiser with spout and box

No. 30 Vaseline atomiser with spout and box

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Medicinal atomisers
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New Jersey, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1857
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Homemade fishing handline

Homemade fishing handline

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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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Fishing hooks
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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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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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Fishing flies inside typewriter ribbon tin

Fishing flies inside typewriter ribbon tin

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Fishing lures
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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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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

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Brands
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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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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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Fishing flies in a SSS cigarette 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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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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Envelope with three packets inside

Envelope with three packets inside

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Fishing lines
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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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Fishing flies inside bakelite box

Fishing flies inside bakelite 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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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 eye bath

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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