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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fishing tackle inside wooden cigar box

Fishing tackle inside wooden cigar box

Gidleigh Collection
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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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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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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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Nineteen strips of cardboard

Nineteen strips of cardboard

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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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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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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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Cockatoo 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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Fish gutting knife

Fish gutting knife

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

Gidleigh Collection
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Agricultural 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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Plastic fishing tackle box

Plastic fishing tackle box

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Boxes
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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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Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

Gidleigh Collection
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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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Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Horse scissor action hand clippers

Horse scissor action hand clippers

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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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Glass and metal syringe with cardboard box

Glass and metal syringe with cardboard box

Gidleigh Collection
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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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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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Triangle sling bandage

Triangle sling bandage

Gidleigh Collection
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Bandages
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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

Gidleigh Collection
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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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Hank of fishing wire

Hank of fishing wire

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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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Brass cylindrical pump sprayer

Brass cylindrical pump sprayer

Gidleigh Collection
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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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ACME medicine dropper and box

ACME medicine dropper and box

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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Fishing flies inside white sliding tray box

Fishing flies inside white sliding tray 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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1914
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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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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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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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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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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Gidleigh Collection
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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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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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Fishing flies inside confectionery tin

Fishing flies inside confectionery tin

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Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, 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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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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Wooden medical case with supplies

Wooden medical case with supplies

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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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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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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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