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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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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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Clear glass test tube with circular base

Clear glass test tube with circular base

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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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1880
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Homemade trocar

Homemade trocar

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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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Hawk 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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Hardy's Cerolene

Hardy's Cerolene

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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 tackle inside wooden cigar box

Fishing tackle inside wooden cigar box

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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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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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Fishing line in 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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Box of Special Rustless hypodermic needles

Box of Special Rustless hypodermic needles

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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 round wheel box

Fishing flies inside round wheel box

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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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Fishing flies inside cigarette tin

Fishing flies inside cigarette tin

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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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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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Fly fishing feathers inside Eumenthol tin

Fly fishing feathers 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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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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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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Burdizzo castration tool

Burdizzo castration tool

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Italy
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Red cardboard box

Red cardboard box

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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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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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Fishing hook and line instruction booklet

Fishing hook and line instruction booklet

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Brown box for fishing spinner lures

Brown box for fishing spinner lures

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing equipment
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Manchester, England
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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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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 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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Metal gauze filter

Metal gauze filter

Gidleigh Collection
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Filters
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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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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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Medicine measuring glass

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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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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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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Box for bangage compresses

Box for bangage compresses

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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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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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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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Syringe and accessories in a wooden box

Syringe and accessories in a wooden box

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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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Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

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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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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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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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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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