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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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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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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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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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World War One swag

World War One swag

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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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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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Box for bangage compresses

Box for bangage compresses

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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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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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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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Fishing line inside envelope

Fishing line inside envelope

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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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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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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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Fly fishing feathers, flies and silk thread inside Japanese Refined Camphor tin

Fly fishing feathers, flies and silk thread inside Japanese ...

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Glass and metal syringe with cardboard box

Glass and metal syringe with cardboard box

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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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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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Handwritten list of homoeopathic medicines

Handwritten list of homoeopathic medicines

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Lists
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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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Fly fishing feathers inside Eumenthol tin

Fly fishing feathers inside Eumenthol tin

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Fishing equipment
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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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Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

Pair of cattle ear marking 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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Brass acetylene burner fittings with packaging inside His Masters Voice tin

Brass acetylene burner fittings with packaging inside His Ma...

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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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Fishing flies inside round wheel box

Fishing flies inside round wheel box

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Piccadilly, London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing hooks inside cigarette tin

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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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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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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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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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 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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Veterinary 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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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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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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Syringe and accessories in a wooden box

Syringe and accessories in a wooden box

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Injection instruments
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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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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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Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

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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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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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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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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 bakelite box

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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Dental hypodermic syringe with three needles, packaging and box

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

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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 cigarette tin

Fishing flies inside cigarette tin

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Kensington, 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 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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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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Hardy's Cerolene

Hardy's Cerolene

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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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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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Hank of fishing wire

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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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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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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No. 30 Vaseline atomiser with spout and box

No. 30 Vaseline atomiser with spout and box

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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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Jockey exercise saddle

Jockey exercise saddle

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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