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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Five packets of casting lines inside an envelope

Five packets of casting lines inside an envelope

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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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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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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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Homemade metal weight

Homemade metal weight

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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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Fishing rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

Fishing rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

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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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Jockey exercise saddle

Jockey exercise saddle

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Leather horse saddle bag

Leather horse saddle 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Johnson & Johnson raritan gauze bandage and box

Johnson & Johnson raritan gauze bandage and 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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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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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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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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Two rolls of metal fishing line inside an envelope

Two rolls of metal fishing line inside an 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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Brown box for fishing spinner lures

Brown box for fishing spinner lures

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

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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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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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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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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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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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Dental hypodermic syringe with three needles, packaging and box

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

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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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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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Glass and white metal side nozzle syringe and burgundy sleeved cardboard box

Glass and white metal side nozzle syringe and burgundy sleev...

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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