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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Crewel Embroidery Crewel Embroidery
Butt, Edward (b.1847, d.1911)
1880s
Large framed crewel embroidery of a sailing ship surrounded by flags and topped by a crown with "V R". In a banner at the very top is "ADVANCE NEW ZEALAND". This is surrounded by flowers. Stitched bottom left corner: "Design & work by E. Butt Late Royal Navy". This embroidery won a first prize at the Dunedin Exhibition 1889/90.
Oamaru Harbour Board Chairman's Chair Oamaru Harbour Board Chairman's Chair
Circa 1874
Oamaru Harbour Board Chairman's chair. Large wooden chair with a high back. Four legs, each with a castor on the end. The seat, back and arms are padded with brown leather. The arms and back are ornately carved.
Campaign Ale Campaign Ale
North Otago Brewery (estab. Circa 1876, closed Circa 1915)
Circa 1906
Dark green glass bottle. Labelled "Campaign ale. Non-intoxicating". "Brewed and bottled by R. Shand and Co., Ribble Street, Oamaru".
School Chair School Chair
1860s
A wooden school chair with folding seat. This chair was used in the first school, Oamaru.
Chair Chair
Yardley, Walter John (b.1842, d.1877)
1866
Wooden chair with solid seat and shows some green paint. Made by Walter J. Yardley, 1866 at Palmerston. Made of Totara or rimu.
Bullock Yoke Bullock Yoke
1890
A wooden cattle yoke used at Windsor Park, North Otago. Displayed in Centennial Procession at Oamaru in 1963.
Cleaver Cleaver
T Williams
Circa 1892
Metal cleaver used by G.H. Cox, Butcher, Enfield. Written on blade "31888, 8 1/2, T Williams, Smithfield"
Sewing Box Sewing Box
1850
Sewing work box. Brought out on the "Lady Nugent".
a; Tunbridge ware box. Lock with no key. Green paper on base. Lid is padded with blue cloth. Base is lined with blue paper.
b; Needle case. Blue satin outside.
c; Needle holder. Blue satin and paper lower.
d; Wooden insert with 19 compartments.
e; Part of a mauchline ware needle/pin holder.
f; Part of a mauchline ware needle/pin holder.
Dominoes Dominoes
Frame, Alexander (b.1855, d.1931)
Circa 1874
Box of dominoes with wooden base with or bone/ivory top. Dots made by indenting the top and painting it black. 28 dominoes. Made by Alex Frame coming out from home on sailing ship in 1874. Alexander was born in Hamilton, Scotland in 1855 (per Scottish census 1861) and migrated to NZ in 1874. a; Base of box for dominoes. b; Lid of dominoes. c; Dominoes.
Carpet Bowl Carpet Bowl
1880
Carpet bowl made from china glazed white with black stripes.
Carpet Bowl Carpet Bowl
1880
Carpet bowl made from china glazed, black with white pattern.
Carpet Bowl Carpet Bowl
1880
Carpet bowl made from glazed china. Red with white unpainted spots.
Walking Stick Walking Stick
McHardy, Charles (b.1844, d.1914)
1875
1842
Carved wooden stick in the shape of a small shepherd's crook. Carved with decorative details including sheep, lion's faces, ferns and thistles.

Original provenance states from Balmoral Castle Aberdeen Shire. Carved by shepherd while minding his flock.
Spoon Spoon
Pre 1860
Silver teaspoon. Brought out by Mrs Janet Smeaton in 1860 on the "Lady Egidia". Engraved "EG".
Spoon Spoon
Auld, William
1807
Silver teaspoon. Brought out by Mrs Janet Smeaton in 1860 on the "Lady Egidia". Engraved "DC".
Spoon Spoon
Auld, William
1807
Silver teaspoon. Brought out by Mrs Janet Smeaton in 1860 on the "Lady Egidia". Engraved "DC".
Spoon Spoon
Pre 1860
Silver teaspoon. Brought out by Mrs Janet Smeaton in 1860 on the "Lady Egidia". Engraved "EG".
Spoon Spoon
Auld, William
1807
Silver teaspoon. Brought out by Mrs Janet Smeaton in 1860 on the "Lady Egidia". Engraved "DC".
Spoon Spoon
Pre 1860s
Silver teaspoon. Brought out by Mrs Janet Smeaton in 1860 on the "Lady Egidia". Engraved "EG".
Spoon Spoon
Auld, William
1807
Silver teaspoon. Brought out by Mrs Janet Smeaton in 1860 on the "Lady Egidia". Engraved "DC".
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