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Portable writing desk, silverware and other personal relics owned by Jean Garling

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Portable writing desk, silverware and other personal relics owned by Jean Garling

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LR 84

Record identifier

93QVjm71

Portable writing desk, silverware and other personal relics owned by Jean Garling

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Portable writing desk, silverware and other personal relics owned by Jean Garling

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Portable writing desk, silverware and other personal relics owned by Jean Garling

Date

ca. 1871-1998

Call Numbers

LR 84

Record Identifier

93QVjm71

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Objects - 27 x 51 x 16 cm. - Lid is cracked, hinges fragile and interior lining is worn through in parts - 1 portable wooden writing desk with Turner lock (key included), hinged lid, sliding drawer and various interior recesses containing inkpots (one empty, one filled with shavings) and penholder O...

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Contents

1. [Box crafted by] W Edwards, King Street, Holborn. Manufactured for M McMahon, 410 George St., Sydney
2. [Silver teapot, probably belonged originally to Garling's older sister Daisy. Silvermark is not Australian]
3. [Silver serving utensils. Silvermark is not Australian]
4. [Epaulettes from World War II, when Garling did war service as a...

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Portable writing desk, silverware and other personal relics owned by Jean Garling

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Signature / Inscriptions

"A present to my son [Pinie?] George from H G Parkyns. Nov 18. 1930. Henry Garling Parkyns, Patonga Creek, Dec. 14th 1872, Broken Bay" -- handwritten in ink on inside front cover of one notebook (9)
"Henry Garling Parkyns, Patonga Creek, Broken Bay, Cec. 14th, 1871" -- handwritten in ink on inside front cover of one notebook (9)
Writing desk...

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Source

Presented 1998

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LR 84

Record Identifier

93QVjm71

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414156

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