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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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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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1880
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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World War One swag

World War One swag

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Bedding
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1917
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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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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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Fishing line inside envelope

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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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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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Envelope with three packets inside

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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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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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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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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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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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1880
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Homemade fishing handline

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ACME medicine dropper and box

ACME medicine dropper and 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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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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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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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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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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Beaker style medicine measuring glass

Beaker style 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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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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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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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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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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Miles Franklin

Country Women's Association of New South Wales collection
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Country Women's Association of New South Wales
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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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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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Homemade wooden fruit crate box

Homemade wooden fruit crate 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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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

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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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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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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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