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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blue glass eye bath

Blue 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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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 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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1880
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Coloured raffia inside an envelope

Coloured raffia 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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Wood duck 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 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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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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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 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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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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1880
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Three piece cane fly fishing rod with canvas cover and bambo...

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clear glass test tube with circular base

Clear glass test tube with circular base

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Germany
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homemade fishing handline

Homemade fishing handline

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Fishing lines
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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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Weights
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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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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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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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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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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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Brass acetylene burner fittings with packaging inside His Masters Voice tin

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

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Bullets
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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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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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Lead piece and fishing sinkers inside leather tackle bag

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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Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

Fishing flies inside red cardboard box

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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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Homemade wooden dowel tool

Homemade wooden dowel tool

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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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Triangle sling bandage

Triangle sling bandage

Gidleigh Collection
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Bandages
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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 waxed cord wrapped around plywood

Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

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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 hook and line instruction booklet

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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Burdizzo castration tool

Burdizzo castration tool

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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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Fishing flies inside cigarette tin

Fishing flies inside cigarette tin

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Fishing lures
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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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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 line inside envelope

Fishing line inside envelope

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Fishing lines
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Germany
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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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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 inside confectionery tin

Fishing flies inside confectionery tin

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fishing flies inside white sliding tray box

Fishing flies inside white sliding tray box

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1914
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