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Trunk - Wood, Painted, circa 1854 Object Reg. No: SH 890382

Wooden travelling trunk believed to have been used by James Neale and his wife Jane Maria Neale (nee Whitley). When they immigrated to Australia in 1854, shortly after their marriage in Dover in 1853. It was later used by their granddaughter to pack china when moving between Melbourne and Sydney.
Brown painted wooden travel trunk, with metal handles. It is paper lined inside and has a lock, which comes with a key.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Archbold, 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 46.00 cm (Height), 43.00 cm (Width), 64.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, immigrant shipping, luggage, migration settlement, english immigration
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Travel
Tertiary Classification: luggage
Inscriptions: Donor's Mother's name printed on top of lid. Lid has black point which reads : "J. A. FLETCHER/ This way up."
Date Used: circa 1854

Believed to have been used by James Neale and his wife Jane Maria when they immigrated to Australia from England.

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