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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cardboard swing tag attached to Gidleigh fishing rod cover

Cardboard swing tag attached to Gidleigh fishing rod cover

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Gidleigh Collection
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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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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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Fishing flies and printed note inside square cardboard box

Fishing flies and printed note inside square cardboard 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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1880
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Horseshoe case, standard issue, associated with T.L.F. Rutledge, containing horseshoe

Horseshoe case, standard issue, associated with T.L.F. Rutle...

Thomas Rutledge collection
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Horse accessories
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Lieutenant Colonel Thomas L. Rutledge
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Leather quart pot pouch and quart pot

Gidleigh collection
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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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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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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

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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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Match tin and three matches

Match tin and three matches

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Safety 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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Dressmaker's form

Dressmaker's form

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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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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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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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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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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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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Spool of silk plaited fishing line

Spool of silk plaited fishing line

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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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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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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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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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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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Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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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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Burdizzo castration tool

Burdizzo castration tool

Gidleigh Collection
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Veterinary equipment
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Italy
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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

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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Double ended glass baby's feeding bottle

Double ended glass baby's feeding bottle

Gidleigh Collection
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Feeding 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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Archimedean push drill

Archimedean push drill

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 rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

Fishing rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

Gidleigh Collection
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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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Sam Browne belt associated with T.L.F. Rutledge

Sam Browne belt associated with T.L.F. Rutledge

Thomas Rutledge collection
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Belts
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Lieutenant Colonel Thomas L. Rutledge
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Fishing flies inside confectionery tin

Fishing flies inside confectionery tin

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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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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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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Paper fishing hook and line instruction booklet

Paper fishing hook and line instruction booklet

Gidleigh Collection
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Instruction booklets
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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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Modified officer's saddle associated with T.L.F. Rutledge

Thomas Rutledge collection
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Saddles
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Lieutenant Colonel Thomas L. Rutledge
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Writing slate

Writing slate

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Writing 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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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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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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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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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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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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Blue glass eye bath

Blue 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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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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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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