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Paper document report - BORDESAN

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Paper document report, carbon copy, foolscap, on 'Bordesan', a colloidal suspension of a highly fungicial copper preparation, written by J.D. Riedal-E. de Haen A.G., Chemical Works, Berlin-Britz, Germany, and a memo from S.W. Peterson & Co. Ltd, Sydney Office to Mr. Sutcliffe, Melbourne. 15 pages
Size
21 cm width, 33.8cm length, page size
Object Registration
0210
Keywords
bordesan, j.d. riedel-e. de haen a.g., churchill island, s.w. peterson & co ltd, chemical
Historical information
Dr Harry Jenkins owned Churchill Island from 1936 to 1963 and bequeathed it to Margaret Campbell on his death. Sister Campbell had been nurse to his disabled son and wife and she lived on the island from the time of World War Two. The item was given to Arthur Evans, a family friend, on the day of the auction sale of artifacts when she sold the island, approximately 1973.
When Made
1938 approx
Significance
The document demonstrates farming and fungicide methods of the era.
Inscriptions & Markings
Bordesan, J.D. Riedel-E. de Haen A.G., Churchill Island, S.W. Peterson & Co Ltd
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM