Historical information

Manufactured in Dunkeld Victoria by the local blacksmith. Believed to be a copy of a model which originated in New Zealand.


One of the few remaining doule box wool presses still in existence.

Physical description

Double box wool press. Made of timber and iron. Manufactured in Dunkeld. Both boxes are filled then the top box is hinged to be placed on top of the lower box before the wool is pressed.

Inscriptions & markings

J. H. C. Womersley, maker, Dunkeld on the lower box.Shield and decoration on sides of the lower box and the top box.