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Used by officials of Echuca Little Athletics Association. Mid to late 20th century. Principal user was John (Mick) Weldon of Echuca. Mick Weldon was the City of Echuca's Citizen of the Year for 1991.
The stopwatch has historical because it was owned and used by a life member of the Echuca Little Athletics Association. The Association was of important social significance to the City of Echuca, in that it encouraged and promoted participation of young people in athletic activity.
Stop Watch, silver with cotton neck band. Large dial records seconds. Small dial records minutes.
Order for goods to be delivered/forwarded
Rectangular piece of paper with inscription
Letter to Chenalls Drapery from J B Monahan
letter, chenalls drapery
Metal letter scales with logo on the base serial number on side support Letter support . Scale wheel with numbers on arms
Decorative logo on base See Photos
Reports and photographs of students, teachers etc of Echuca High School during 2003
Record of Echuca High School during 2003 including teachers reports, photo's of students and teachers.
A4 Magazine with red, yellow and blue cover.
Murray Log Echuca High School 2003
echuca high school, yearbook, 2003
Receipts used by James Shackell & Co on receipt of goods for delivery to various customers.
The receipts give an example of what goods were being brought into the port of Echuca in the 1860's.
Rectangular book with blue marbled cover and black spine.
Receipt book for Bonded Certificates for goods. Printed for James Shackell & Co. 1860's
receipt, book, james shackell & co, bonded certificates, echuca, warehouse, bond store
1860's Log Buggy used to move logs from forests to river for transportation to sawmills
Large wooden wheeled trailer - log buggy
Photo shows PS Florence Annie under police guard during shearers strike of 1890's
Copy B&W photograph of PS Florence Annie courtesy R H Parsons
Henry Hopwood was founder of Echuca 1853
Beleived to be the only photgraph of Henry Hopwood and wife Charlotte.
McCulloch was one of the major freight forwarding agents C1860's
Photograph McCulloch Building, High Street, Echuca
Sepia photograph of Water Tower built by John Monash, in background fire station bell tower.
B&W photo of weatherboard building which was the Echuca East Police Station on Cnr Pakenham & Hovell Streets Echuca
Aerial photograph (scanned) 1927 Note open spaces
Sepia Photograph. A full length portrait of Henry Hopwood aged 35-40 years. He is wearing a dark halflength overcoat, waist coat, cravat and large top hat. Taken inside against a wall with a curtain. Brass Mount. Wooden frame.
Inscription on mount under the photograph. Echuca. Henry Hopwood/ FOUNDER OF ECHUCA/ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH/PRESENTED TO ECHUCA/MECHANICS INSTITUTE/BY Mrs H McKENZIE. 1915
Reproduction done for Port of Echuca c.1980 heritage project. Henry Hopwood who founded Echuca in 1853, made the following charges for the use of his punt across the Murray River utiliising his own tokens. Charges - one penny for 2 sheep, six pence for 1 cow or head of cattle, ninepende for 1 horse, 18 pence for 1 horseman, "footmen" were free.
2 reproduction Hopwood Pennies, in frame with gold surrounds, pennies in centre of frame
Inscription BRIDGE HOTEL 1858 on one penny shows scene of Bridge Hotel and the other has inscripition HOPWOODS PUNT ECHUCA 1857 One Penny and scene of same.
Cup owned by Henry Hopwood, it was presented to his father by the weavers of Bolton UK.
Hopwood was the founder of Echuca
Inscribed silver cup, thin gold plated inner, two handles. Engraved base.
There are two incription on the silver cup, front and back. Front: The Cup is presented to Mr Hopwood by the Weavers of Bolton as a Token of gratitiude . Nov 3rd 1812. Reverse, Henry Hopwood Echuca Victoria, Youngest Son of Mr Hopwood Bolton le Moors Lancashire, 1857
Map on white paper that has yellowed. Black print Handwriting is black but faded. In wooden frame behind glass.
Printed Survyor's plan for Echuca Township, date 5th March 1855, from the Surveyor General Office. Melbourne March 5th 1855 Plan drawn by P Chauncey. Hand written- This plan is now a Port for the South Australian Steamer Trade - when Hopwood settled here/ it was only a wild bush - he is now throwing a bridge/ at his own cost across this river 200yards wide. signed by Henry Hopwood. Typed on backing paper: Plan of the township of ECHUCA dated March 1855, One month before the first land sales / Autographed by Henry Hopwood in Oct 1955.
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