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Stripper Model - Mellor Brothers, Adelaide, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 010118

Summary:
Mellor's pony reaper (stripper). Manufactured by Mellor Brothers, (J.F. & F.R. Mellor), Adelaide, South Australia, about 1880.
Exhibited at the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, 1917
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height), 24.50 cm (Width), 46.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurements taken for Australia Gallery redevelopment.

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Tagged with: agriculture, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, harvesting equipment, industrial design, innovations, strippers
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Mellor Brothers, Agricultural Implement Makers, South Australia, Australia
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: model strippers
Modelmaker: Mellor Brothers, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, circa 1880
References: Catalogue of Exhibits, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888, p.554 and p.641.

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