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Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum Mulwala , NSW

Housed in a spacious building which was a former indoor cricket centre, featuring one of the largest and most comprehensive exhibits of the early pioneering days of the district and Australia

Contact Information

location
151 Melbourne St Mulwala NSW 2640 (map)
phone
+61 0357431091 and 0357442614

Contact

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Sunday 1pm-4.30pm

Entry Fee

Adults: $5;00 Students under 16 : $1.00

Location

151 Melbourne St, Mulwala NSW

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Susan (Sue) Watson (nee Manning) 24 December 2015 1:51 PM

Hello Jaycee, Bruce and co-workers Just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous 2016. I hope all is well with you. Kind Regards Sue Watson (nee Manning)

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419 items

419 items

Biscuit Barrel

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

porcelain biscuit barrel with a metal lid and handle. Cream in colour decorated with a hand painted flower design in red and green

Manicure Set

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Manicure set in a Xylonite case. colour cream

WW2 Envelopes

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Four small envelopes (two addressed), each having coloured cartoon type drawings

Historical information

Significant historical record of WW2 and connection with family see attached sheet

Inscriptions & Markings

See photos

Glass

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Inscriptions & Markings

Crothers Cordial Golden Jubilee 1986.

Furphy Water Cart

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Furphy Water Cart, Three wheel tractor drawn tank on a wooden frame. Original wheels and body made by J. Furphy Foundry. Holds 180 gallons. Red ends has signature Furphy markings with indented writing.

Historical information

Furphy water carts were first made in 1895

Inscriptions & Markings

Refer to photos

Ties

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Cloth striped ties

Railway Signal Light

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Stand 18" tall Red lens front, white rear bracket on side for mounting on train. 1/4 wire handle. Made from heavy duty 16 gauge iron. Lift up lid on top to light with kerosene wick. Two round light lenses 13cm diam x 5cm diam

Medallion

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Centenary of Yarrawonga Survey 1968 Medallion with red,white and blue ribbon

Historical information

100 year since Yarrawonga originally surveyed

Moulding Plane [4]

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Wood Working Tool

Buggy without hood

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Black leather seat. Four wheels all same size with 16 spokes each. Wooden wheels with rubber on rims. Step to get into buggy. Spokes of wheels and front of buggy decorated with whiter swirls.

Historical information

Restored by gentleman in Youanmite and kindly loaned by Mrs Hogan

Garden Tools - Lawn Edger

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bottle

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

A brown glass quart bottle with inscription etched into the glass. A cork stopper . At the base of the bottle it is inscribed with the following "This bottle is the property of W.J.Gorman Pty Ltd Yarrawonga."

Inscriptions & Markings

"This bottle is the property of W.J.Gorman Pty Ltd Yarrawonga." W.J.Gorman Pty Ltd Merchants Yarrawonga - Imperial Quart.

Pendant Coin Dispenser

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Indigenous Collection. Boomerang

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Handmade Wooden Boomerang with marking:

Historical information

Unknown

Inscriptions & Markings

Dot pattern28cm long. Two circles in centre,leaf shape on end. Band of 3 dots at each end which is painted black. See photo

Tea towel - St John Ambulance Australia, First aid on the spot. Home nursing hints

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

One printed tea towel with first aid instructions for bleeding, burns, snake bite, asthma, heart attack, blood nose,convulsions, sporting injuries.

Inscriptions & Markings

First Aid,St John

Knitting, crochet and sewing books x 6 - Madame Weigel's Journal of fashion x 2, Paton's knitting book x 2, Weldon's Socks and stockings, Enid Gilchrist's Toddlers clothes

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

All six books soft cover, colour print. Patons no 115 Bedjackets, Patons No 267 Jumpers, vest, cardigans, Weldon's sock and stockings for men and boys, Enid Gilchrist book has paper patterns inserted. Madame Weigel's includes advertisements, short stories, sewing, knitting, crochet patterns

Historical information

Madame Weigel's - monthly journal of fashion. Enid Gilchrist patterns - an Argus Production. Weldon's - printed in London, agent for NZ and Australia Gordon and Gotch

Inscriptions & Markings

see photos

Office Equipment - Telephone

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Bottle - Sloans Liniment Bottle

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Beaded panel

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Office Equipment --Tape Recorder - Tape Recorder --Plessey

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Yarrawonga Weather Station

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Ashtrays

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Candle power Buggy Lantern

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Candle powered ,broken glass, circa 1900 attached to side of buggy see[0279] Metal structure attached to Buggy with a metal rod situated at the base of the Buggy seat close to the step . Four panels- two glass panels one is broken facing outwards and two metal panels facing inward and too the back. giving maximum light from the candle which is enclosed inside. two metal decorative circles on top of panels

Inscriptions & Markings

Part of Buggy

Indigenous Collection. Container

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Wooden Container hollowed out of a timber log.Curved shape with rough interior and smooth exterior

Inscriptions & Markings

None

Clock

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

1920 Westclock

Tea Caddy

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

A metal tin tea caddy with a painted kookaburra on the face.Background is blue On the lid is the name Bushells

Significance

storage of tea

Inscriptions & Markings

Bushells Pinted Kookaburra

Camera - Franca - Camera Synchro Compur

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Brass Nameplate - HMV McKay Massey Harris P/L

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Nameplate Brass once attached to machinery 2 bolt holes

Beer Glass

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

7oz Beer Glass

Inscriptions & Markings

Yarrawonga Hotel etched into the glass.

pitmans Shorthand Book

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala