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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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432 items

432 items

Key Ring

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Small circular tyre with a white resin and metal three link chain with ring.

Inscriptions & Markings

Keywords - Key ring

Chainsaw

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Red Steel chainsaw complete with blade and chain attached

Inscriptions & Markings

supplied by Edwards Engineering Works Pty. Ltd, Machinery Distributors, Drouin

Hair Clippers

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Meta Hair Clippers in as new condition. Metal two handles and blade

Tennis racquet and press

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Racquet - wooden frame, gut strings all intact, leather grip Racquet press - wooden frame with metal spring attachment on each side that can be tightened. Regular tetrahedral shape

Inscriptions & Markings

Racquet - on shaft both sides Gray’s of Cambridge. Made in England by Gray’s. Cambridge craftsmen, symbol of a shield on front under the head, on back under the head symbol G Press - Dunlop Matchmaster on both sides

Cream Cane Pram - Pram

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Vinyl lined large pram with folding hood, large wire basket under handle. Thick (5cm) mattress, baby pillow and silky shawl/cover. 3 towelling nappies - 1 cloth nap in basket. Was well sprung pram with 4 solid rubber tyres. Handle reaches 30cm above pram top (waist high) - made from shaped tubular steel.

Inscriptions & Markings

No markings noticed

Greeting card - 2/8 Field Regiment Christmas 1940

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Hand Pump

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Spray paint hand pump with plastic hose and steel nozzle attached

Inscriptions & Markings

"D" on one side. "Rega" on opposite side.

Photograph - Gypsy Fair

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Original black and white photograph featuring mainly women and children in gypsy dress. Identities unknown. The photograph has been handed down through the Marshall family.

Historical information

Thought to be taken in Yarrawonga

Inscriptions & Markings

Hand written on the back - Gypsy Fair Saturday 24th February 1940

Table Napkins

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Tin Snips

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Washing machine - Hoover Electrical Washing Machine

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

metal square tub with wringer. Instruction sheet enclosed

Inscriptions & Markings

Hoover mode lApp marking N/27 type 0343 .240 volts 3.8 amps 50 HZ AC only motor 350 watts serial No 0343 107 10499

Show schedule - Yarrawonga Centenary Spring Show, Saturday October 1st, 1983

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

A5 size booklet Yellow card cover. Newspaper quality pages. Lists committee members,Life members, Stewards,prizes, classes and events

Historical information

The first show was held inSept 1883 at Alexander Park on the Murray River. Two years later it was moved to the Showgrounds south of the town. Two shows have been missed, one due to WW2 and the other due to drought and a poor season. The Centenary Show was held over two days with a street parade on the Sunday.

Evans and Balfour Gun, Rifle and ammunition Catelogues x 3

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Three paper stapled catelogues containing many makes of guns, rifle, cartridges and accessories that could be purchased by mail order.

Historical information

Useful information for the farmer and recreational shooter

Inscriptions & Markings

see photos

Attendance book and VHS/DVD recording

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Treadmill

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

HORSE -POWERED 4 wheeled timber and steel treadmill used as a power source to drive winnower which removed chaff from grain - photo 0019

Inscriptions & Markings

none

Nail File and cover

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Nail file with Xylonite cover with flower decoratio

Surrey or White Chapel Buggy

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Long wooden shafts. Sometimes known as Piano Box Buggy. 4 large wooden wheels with rubber strip on wheel - 16 spokes. Black leather seats with buttoned upholster. Leather canopy cover. Leather arm rests. Side lamps and small step down

Name Plates x 2 - J Mussen, Monegetta

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Name plate in brass used to identify horse drawn gig attached to the shafts

Sessions mantle clock

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Mantle clock black wooden casing with embossed "flourishes" on front base and around the clock face. Fancy gold painted face featuring numbers. Black hands. Detachable back reveals the mechanism. Has key attached inside . In working order

Historical information

Purchased in Bendigo in 1973. Previous history unknown. Provided with laminated account of Sessions clock Co history.

Inscriptions & Markings

Made in USA on face. Labelled on back, eight day, half hour, cathedral gong, turn back. The sessions clock Co successors to the E. N. Welch MFG Co, Forrestville, Conn, USA

Iron

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Household Flat Iron

Green Dial Telephone

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Blow Lamp

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

AWA Radiola

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Wooden Windmill

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Multi Vane windmill with a directional vane

Historical information

Restored by Des Tuttle. Originally owned by Ann Thom, retrieved from the property "Pleasantfield" Burramine

Inscriptions & Markings

Wind engine and pump Co, Batavia Illinois

Cadet Remo Radio

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Wooden High Chair

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Historical information

Used 1934

Comb Holder

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Xylonite cream colour comb holder with flower trim

Toy Rocking horse

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Waving Tongs

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Marcelle Waving Tongs

Name Plate - Stothert and Pitt Ltd

Yarrawonga and Mulwala Pioneer Museum , Mulwala

Old steam engine name plate - vibratory ruler Oval shape - 2 bolt holes

Inscriptions & Markings

Serial No. MJ63841