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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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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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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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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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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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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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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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Paper 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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Brown feathers inside cream envelope

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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Clear glass test tube with circular base

Clear glass test tube with circular base

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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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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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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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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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Box for bangage compresses

Box for bangage compresses

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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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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Leather strap with buckle

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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

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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1880
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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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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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Box for Johnson & Johnson gauze

Box for Johnson & Johnson gauze

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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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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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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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Box labelled Grazcos First Aid Kit

Box labelled Grazcos First Aid Kit

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1880
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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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Nineteen strips of cardboard

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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 printed note inside square cardboard box

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England, United Kingdom
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1880
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Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

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Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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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Horse scissor action hand clippers

Horse scissor action hand clippers

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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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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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Metal gauze filter

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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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Glass eye bath

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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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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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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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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Wooden pharmaceutical case with glass rod and cloth

Wooden pharmaceutical case with glass rod and cloth

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Burdizzo castration tool

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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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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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Horse dental speculum gag in box

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Five packets of casting lines inside an envelope

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England, United Kingdom
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Fishing flies in cardboard box

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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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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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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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1880
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