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Magazine - Boltons Catalogue, 1936 Document Reg. No: HT 15052

Magazine titled "Boltons Catalogue, 1936". Issued by Robert Bolton & Son, The Sweet Pea Specialists, Birdbrook.

This item forms part of the Nowell Collection. This extensive collection includes: gardening tools, horticultural journals, trade literature, prize certificates, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, seeds, books on gardening and poultry.

Mr Clifford Nowell had over 30 years experience in all branches of horticulture before working as a gardening instructor at Burnley Horticultural College in Melbourne from 1944 to 1959. Mr Nowell was also a well regarded specialist grower of sweet peas who successfully exhibited his flowers and ran a sweet pea seed business. He had a seed farm in Blackburn from which he hand selected seeds and then sold by catalogue from his Box Hill address in the 1930s.
Folded paper with colour illustrations
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Trevor Plumridge
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 185 mm (Width), 245 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: magazines, gardening
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Horticulture
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Title: "BOLTONS / CATALOGUE / 1936 / Robert Bolton & Son / THE SWEET PEA SPECIALISTS / BIRDBROOK / SILVER JUBILEE / The wonder Pea of the Century"

Extensive text throughout.
Publisher: Robert Bolton & Son, 1936
  1. [Book], Arthur Winzenried, Green Grows Our Garden: a Centenary History of Horticultural Education at Burnley, South Yarra, 1991

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