Historical information

See Brief Desc.

Physical description

Nails and screws from the Ringwood Miner's Cottage, some handmade and dating from 1873. Prior to disassembly in Feb 1975, the cottage was at 367 Maroondah Hwy almost opposite the Civic Centre site. The nails and screws are held in a glass jar which has a metal screw top.; A small piece of Stibnite is also in the jar L 4cm x W 4cm.; A yellow film of oxide (Sb2O3) is on one side.

Inscriptions & markings

A scrap of paper in the jar has 'Nails, Screws, Miner's Cottage'