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Plough Model - Mellor Brothers, Mouldboard, Stump Jump, Adelaide, circa 1880 Reg. No: ST 010116
- Model mouldboard plough, 3- furrow stump jump by Mellor Brothers (J.F. & F.R. Mellor), Adelaide, South Australia, about 1880.
Displayed at the 1880-81 International Exhibition, Melbourne.
- Model of a plough, constructed from metal with the exception of the rims of the wheels which are made from copper alloy. The plough is articulated so all joints move, and it has been painted with matte red/pink, white and black paint. The spokes of the wheels are painted a more vibrant red. The chain around the pulley is made from copper alloy.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, 1917
|Dimensions:||30.00 cm (Height), 26.50 cm (Width), 52.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, modelmaking, ploughs|
|Themes this item is part of:||Mellor Brothers, Agricultural Implement Makers, South Australia, Australia, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Crop Management - Ploughing|
|Tertiary Classification:||model ploughs|
|Modelmaker:||Mellor Brothers, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, circa 1880|