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Mont De Lancey Wandin North, Victoria

Mont De Lancey is the property purchased and developed by pioneer Henry Sebire. It includes an 1880's homestead, timber slab kitchen, 1920's St. Mary's Chapel, a blacksmiths shop and vintage engine shed and an extensive museum showcasing vintage clothes, radios, tools, kitchen appliances, old photos and more. It is a not for profit trust which is run by volunteers.
The Museum was opened in 1993.

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Contact Information

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PO Box 316 WANDIN NORTH VIC 3139 (map)
phone
+61 03 5964 2088

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Opening Hours

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 10am till 4.30pm CLOSED Monday and Tuesdays

Entry Fee

Museum and garden $6 YesterYear Tour $10

Location

71 Wellington Road Wandin North Victoria

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Egg beater

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Hand powered egg beater made of a silver coloured metal with wooden handle.

Card holder

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Heavily embossed silver card holder case with chain handle, and clip at top. Has blue cotton interior.

Historical information

Used by Miss Helen Gibson

Identification Tag

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Round silver I.D. tag with leather strap

Historical information

Identification tag for Mr Thomas W. Gaudion

Inscriptions & Markings

Rear - "5692 T.W. Gaudion 5th Btn A.I.F. Meth" Front - "Advance Australia" with Australian Coat of Arms

Fan

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Bakelite folding fan with floral pattern.

Tablecloth and pillow slip.

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

White, nylon tablecloth with lace star in the centre, surrounded by lace lines, with embroidered crystal shapes within lace in each corner. White, linen pillow slip with an embroidered flower and leaves in each corner. It has a pulled thread and embroidered, scalloped border, (Torn)

Wedding Horseshoe

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Cream ribbon horseshoe, with orange blossom decoration. Lace trim on end.

Historical information

Worn by Barbara Cornell for her 1938 wedding. Made by her family.

Book - Exercise book

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Exercise book on agriculture with no cover from unknown local.

Tie box

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Man's wooden tie box with three neckties. 1-Navy blue RVBA official tie. 1-Scaasi with grey fleck. 1-Black and gold pattern.

Brassiere

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

A cream two piece brassiere set. Cotton bustier with lace trim, bone/plastic stiffeners, lace up cord and cotton ties. Camisole with lace insertions, and mother of pearl buttons.

Historical information

Two piece brassiere set, from a bride's trousseau (1900)

Doily

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Sandwich tray doily - white linen with heavy crochet grape and leaf on ends.

Jewellery

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

European Castilani style bangle with cameos of different shades.

Historical information

Property of Miss O.A. Sebire

Underwear combination, Female

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

White cotton ladies combination with lace on neckline, sleeves and hem.

Historical information

Made from pillowslips - dating from 1880, from Mrs. D.H. Adamson.

Hat

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Cream woven straw hat with turned up brim, velvet bow and white satin lining.

Historical information

Worn by Miss D.E. Sebire.

Shot gun cartridge maker

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Shot gun cartridge maker with Eley 20 gauge cartridge with orange case.

Trophy

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Silver cup with handles on a brown plastic base.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Wandin Tennis Club Premiers 1936 - Les Gaudion"

China - Ornament

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Pair of porcelain small grey and white cats with blue pairs. Pair of porcelain brown and white cats with musical instruments. One with a violin (broken stick), one with a book.

Historical information

Grey and white cats purchased in Norway. Brown and white cats purchased in Melbourne.

Drawers, Female

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

White calico drawers with broderie anglaise around hem, and pin tucking on legs. Have drawstring waist and back opening.

Historical information

Worn in the 1900's.

Table throw.

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Square, cream-coloured, silk organza and cotton table throw with purple, pink, white and green iris design shadow embroidery around the throw.

Cake dish

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Silver cake dish with folding handle and four knobbed feet.

Historical information

Wedding gift to Mr and Mrs Thomas Sebire 1902.

Inscriptions & Markings

Made in England E.P.N.S.

Tumbler

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Hand finished and etched with rose thistle and shamrock design tumbler

Historical information

From the home of W J Sebire - Wandin

Walking stick

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Hand carved with pocket knife, made from wood.

Historical information

Hand carved by pocket knife by Mr. Ott of Wandin and presented to Mr. Coghlan - Station Master on his transfer from Wandin in 1914.

Lamp - Kerosene

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Kerosene lamp with clear glass bowl and flue, black china base with pressed patterned tin stem.

China Tea Set

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

11 piece Children's Tea Set, white with green ring around rims, and gold leaf patterned. Sugar bowl with 2 lids, 5 saucers, 3 cups.

Historical information

Used in 1890, from Freida Striezel

Brooch

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Silver marcasite brooch in a floral design, with five pearls.

Historical information

Belonged to the late Miss Olive Sebire.

Toiletries

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Set of Cashmere Bouquet toiletries - containing Face powder in round floral decorated container, Beauty soap - bath size (wrapped in paper), and two Talcum powders (in floral tins).

Historical information

From Mr. Clive Hanly

Mustard Pot

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Blue china mustard pot with silver lid. Spoon missing.

Inscriptions & Markings

"G.S. & Co. FOLEY. ENGLAND"

Glass jugs

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Pair of deep cobalt blue glass jugs with hand painted flowers.

Historical information

Gift to Mrs. A. Lord.

Certificate

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

White coloured Certificate of Appreciation from Shire of Lilydale, with red wax seal on bottom left.

Historical information

Certificate of Appreciation from Shire of Lilydale to Mr Duncan Campbell, Wandin for patriotism for volunteering for the front during World War 1.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Shire of Lilllydale, Lilydale 13th November 1914 To lMr. Duncan Campbell, Wandin....." Plus a Red wax seal.

Hot Water Bottle

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

'Sylph' brand, green hot water bottle.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Sylph"

Pouch

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Yellow and white heart-shaped, crocheted pouch for a pin cushion.