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Numurkah & District Historical Society Numurkah, Victoria

Numurkah Museum

Contact Information

location
118-120 Melville Street Numurkah Victoria 3636 (map)
phone
+61 61 3 5862 1768

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Opening Hours

1:30pm to 3:30pm Sundays 1:00pm to 3:30 pm Wednesdays Other reasonable times by appointment.

Entry Fee

Donation

Location

Old Bank Building cnr Melville and Knox Street Numurkah Victoria

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Alistair Cordell 10 June 2015 10:33 AM

Greetings, Could you please add to opening hours Monday to wednesday 1pm to 4pm Regards... Alistair

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585 items

585 items

Abacus

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Brown wooden frame with red coloured beads/counters on thin pieces of dowel. Frame is connected together with metal right-angle brackets

Abacus / Wicker Clothes Basket

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Abacus used by children 1900's ? Wicker Clothes basket 1900's ?

ABC School Broadcast Book - ABC Broadcasts to Schools, Senior Primary, Victoria, 1953

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Soft-covered book (see photo)

Inscriptions & Markings

see photo

Agricultural Show Items

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Programs, Certificates, Prize sashes for Numurkah Ag. Show (J&A Beattie)

Algerbrush

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Cylindrical shape stainless steel container. Lid can be removed to reveal a needle which was used to extract rust, etc from eyes (medical equipment)

Inscriptions & Markings

Algerbrush spin start (with an arrow)

Ammunition Belt

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Leather ammunition belt

Historical information

Found inold shed on the farm we purchased. Could be Melville's

AMWAY satchel

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Brown vinyl satchel used by AMWAY distributors, with leather strap & stud to open up the satchel, Green cloth lining inside

Inscriptions & Markings

AMWAY words and logo

Anniversary Medal

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1938

Arithmetic Books - Tables of Interest (year unknown) / Elementary Algebra (1930) / Aritmetical & Mental Calculations (1847) / Arithmetic for Grade 3 (1946)

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Hardcovered books (see photo for more details)

Inscriptions & Markings

see photo

Art Journal

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Art Journal, green cover with black floral design and gold paint

Ashtray

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Glass Ashtray from CBC Bank

a. Waaia / Murray River Photos b. Ed Dept Tomato Growing Certificate c. Brownie Camera

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

a. Waaia / Murray River Photos b. Ed Dept Tomato Growing Certificate - 1921 c. Brownie Camera - Six 20 Model C

Baby clothes, etc & Kitchen items

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

1 x baby shawl 3 x baby shoes 2 x "hanky" shirts Also kitchen items: pudding boiler & cookbooks

Historical information

Baby shoes and shawl were worn by Anne van Popering (items appox.65 years old)

Baby shoes

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Baby shoes, white leather with silver flower patterns. Toes and sides covered in. Strap around ankle. Soft sole

Inscriptions & Markings

Rock A Bye Made in England

Baby's mobile

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Plastic mobile with 8 "arms". Balls of various size dangling from arms. Bells inside the larger balls

Back to Numrukah flag, 1951

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Round wooden stick 300mm long with cloth flag attached. Flag is triangular, front is blue & white with words (see below & photo), back is blue

Inscriptions & Markings

Back to Souvenir Numurkah 1951

Back to Numurkah booklets x 2

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

1 x Back to Numurkah Easter 1970 1 x Numurkah Centenary Program 1875 - 1975

Bag

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Leather work bag, top opening with metal locking device (perhaps swaggies bag)

Balance Scale Weights

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Bakelite case containing pharmaceutical scale weights x 5 with 4 missing plus tweezers for picking weights out of box casing. Imperial measurements noted on each weight.

Inscriptions & Markings

Imperial measurements noted on each weight. N. G. Brown and Associates Melbourne. "Balance Weights"

Balancing Toy Horse

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

White wooden horse with horse hair tail Rider's clothes are painted red. Rider's head & Horse's head moves as the horse rocks back & forth on it balance. Balance is made up of thick wire coming from the underneath of the horse. There is a piece of moveable lead on the other end of the wire to create the balanced movement. Horse balances on its hind legs

Ballroom Floor Dressing

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

500g Cardboard box containing ballroom floor "powder"

Inscriptions & Markings

Pop's Ballroom Floor Dressing …..(see photo)

"Baltic Separators" sign

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Rectangular tin sign advertising Baltic Separators. Has yellow and brown print on brown background

Bank Cheques - Commercial Bank of Australia

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

4 x laminated bank cheques from Commercial Bank of Australia, Numurkah. All dated 1923

Historical information

Cheques were from the CBA bank in Numurkah. They were collected by Bruce Feldtman, an engineer from Dookie, who removed the safe when the bank was demolished. The cheques were behind the safe and blowing away when the safe was removed.

Bean Slicer

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

1 x red bean slicer (1930's)

Inscriptions & Markings

Spong & Co Made in England No G32

Bed

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Black painted cast iron single bed has round head and foot ends,

Bed linen - sheets

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

1938 Armour Bed sheets still in original packaging

Bed Pan

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

White china irregular rectangle shaped bed pan has sloping top with circular cut-out, ear shaped handle on back

Inscriptions & Markings

'THE NEW / SLIPPER BED PAN / This Slipper should be passed under / the Patient in front between the legs / If a flannel cap is made for the / blade fastened by strings under / the handle considerable comfort / will be afforded."

Belt

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Leather belt with 5 decorative silver panels at the front

Benzol sign

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Circular metal sign advertising Benzol and its price. Has blue and red print on white background

Bex Sign

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

SQUARE TIN SIGN HAS YELLOW PAINTED BACKGROUND WITH BLUE PAINTED PRINT ADVERTISING "Bex"

Inscriptions & Markings

Printed in blue paint "better relief/BEX/For Headache and all/pain, Colds and 'Flu."