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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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1880
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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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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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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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1880
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Suede pouch with twelve packets of fishing line

Suede pouch with twelve packets of fishing line

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1928
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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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Wood duck feathers in paper 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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Hank of fishing wire

Hank of fishing wire

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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 cardboard box

Fishing flies in cardboard box

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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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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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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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Brown feathers inside beige envelope

Brown feathers inside beige 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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Brass acetylene burner fittings with packaging inside His Masters Voice tin

Brass acetylene burner fittings with packaging inside His Ma...

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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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Triangle sling bandage

Triangle sling bandage

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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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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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Brown and white feathers inside cream envelope

Brown and white feathers inside cream envelope

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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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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

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Germany
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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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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Ball and ring bunion shoe stretcher

Ball and ring bunion shoe stretcher

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Bootmaking tools
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Sheffield, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1836
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Box for Johnson & Johnson gauze

Box for Johnson & Johnson gauze

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Medical packaging
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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 cigarette tin

Fishing flies inside cigarette tin

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Fishing lures
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Kensington, Sydney, 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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Match tin and three matches

Match tin and three matches

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Safety 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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Two piece cane fly fishing rod with canvas bag

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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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Coloured raffia inside an envelope

Coloured raffia inside an envelope

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Grasses
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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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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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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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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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Syringe kit in a white metal tin

Syringe kit in a white metal tin

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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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Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

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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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Brown feathers inside cream envelope

Brown feathers inside 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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Hank of fishing cord

Hank of fishing cord

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Fishing 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 fruit crate box

Homemade wooden fruit crate box

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Crates
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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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Fly fishing feathers, flies and silk thread inside Japanese Refined Camphor tin

Fly fishing feathers, flies and silk thread inside Japanese ...

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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

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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

Gidleigh Collection
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Syringes
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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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Pig holder

Pig holder

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Veterinary 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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Two rolls of metal fishing line inside an envelope

Two rolls of metal fishing line inside an 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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Leather quart pot pouch and quart pot

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Saddlebags
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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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Dry cleaning brush

Dry cleaning brush

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Cleaning brushes
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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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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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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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Syringe and accessories in a wooden box

Syringe and accessories in a wooden box

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Injection instruments
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New York, 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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Fishing flies inside round wheel box

Fishing flies inside round wheel box

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Fishing lures
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Piccadilly, London, England
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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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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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Fishing line envelope

Fishing line envelope

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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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Clear glass bottle containing white substance

Clear glass bottle containing white substance

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Medication 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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Leather strap with buckle

Leather strap with buckle

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Horse tack
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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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Brass canister and insert

Brass canister and insert

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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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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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Jockey exercise saddle

Jockey exercise 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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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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