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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Photograph album of Alfred (Bob) Leslie Photograph album of Alfred (Bob) Leslie
Circa 1900-Circa 1940?
Album containing photos of the Oamaru Amateur Operatic Society, Leslie and Edwards family photos, Isabella Edwards (wife of Alfred Leslie) at university, Hill Gymnastics Club and Harriers. Members of Gow, Orr families. Oamaru Post and Telegraph Office staff, other Post Office buildings. Oamaru Boating Club. New Zealand and Fiji scenes. Photographs duplicated in the other album belonging to Alfred Leslie have not been given accession numbers.
Fan Fan
1890s
Ostrich feather fan with 16 mother of pearl supports. A taxidermied hummingbird is attached to the fan. A cream coloured tassel attached to the handle. This fan belonged to Agnes Reid of Elderslie Estate.
Dux Medal Dux Medal
1889
Silver Dux Medal. In the shape of a Maltese cross. The back of the medal is engraved "SOUTH SCHOOL OAMARU" The front centre is engraved LILLIE MORELEY DUX 1889. Lillie Moreley started school on the 21/9/1881 and finished 25/2/1892. The medal can be hung or worn like a badge. The pin is missing and the keeper is bent.

There are two pieces of correspondence with the medal.
Soldier unidentified Soldier unidentified
Head and shoulders portrait of man in military uniform
"Peter Martin's two boys". "Peter Martin's two boys".
Photo post card of two men in army uniforms. Written on postcard: "Peter Martin's two boys"
Microscope Preparation Items Microscope Preparation Items
1880s
Items used to prepare microscope slides, especially diatom slides.

They are as follows:
Circular cardboard canister of filament like objects 'bristles' on label, contains rats whiskers used to move diatoms when mounting microscope slides.
Tissue wrapped bundle of seven pieces of gauze like material of different sizes and one piece of dark coloured velvet.
Glass dish with lid.
Three white and one cream chine dishes.
Purple cardboard box and contents "1 OZ MICROSCOPIC GLASS CIRCLES 1 1/8 In. No. 1".
Green cardboard box and contents "THIN GLASS 1g No 1 5/8" R & J BECK LONDON & PHILADELPHIA".
Red cardboard box and contents "No. 1 MICRO. COVERS 7/8" CIRCLES 1/2 OUNCE".
Tracing wheel.
Four objects, possibly wax, with a picture of a bull in the centre and "FABRICANTES ULLATHORNE & CO LONDRES" around the edge.
Two pieces of metal rod welded together.
Scissors Scissors
Textilia
Circa 1960
Scissors given to workers of the first day of working for Alliance Textiles in 1960. The scissors are especially designed for textiles work.

There is only one loop which forms part of one of the blades.
Mrs Lefevre and John Crisp, Palmerston Dramatic Club Mrs Lefevre and John Crisp, Palmerston Dramatic Club
Appleby, J H (b.Circa 1868, d.1949)
1907
A sepia coloured photo showing a scene from a play, the man dressed as clergy and the woman armed with a walking stick and wearing a man's bowler hat.
Alexander Anderson, 1876 - 1959, Herbert Alexander Anderson, 1876 - 1959, Herbert
Circa 1900?
Alexander Anderson, 1876 - 1959, Herbert
Mayor J C Kirkness with Joy Beattie at Oamaru Opera House Mayor J C Kirkness with Joy Beattie at Oamaru Opera House
1940s
J C Kirkness (Mayor) with Joy Beattie (singer) at Oamaru Opera House.
Victory Medal Victory Medal
McMillan, William (b.1887, d.1977)
Circa 1919
The obverse of the medal depicts the standing figure of Victory holding a palm branch in her right hand and stretching out her left hand. On the reverse of the medal is a laurel wreath containing a four-line inscription: "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION 1914-1919". The dates are '1914-1919' to include post-war intervention by the Allied nations in the Russian Civil War. The medal is yellow bronze and is attached to the ribbon by a ring.

The ribbon is watered silk with a double rainbow, with indigo at the edges and red in the centre.

Rim inscribed ' 9/1900 GNR D.O. Mitchell N.Z.E.F.'
Victory Medal Victory Medal
McMillan, William (b.1887, d.1977)
Circa 1919
The obverse of the medal depicts the standing figure of Victory holding a palm branch in her right hand and stretching out her left hand. On the reverse of the medal is a laurel wreath containing a four-line inscription: "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION 1914-1919". The dates are '1914-1919' to include post-war intervention by the Allied nations in the Russian Civil War. The medal is yellow bronze and is attached to the ribbon by a ring.

The ribbon is watered silk with a double rainbow, with indigo at the edges and red in the centre.

"67947 Pte. J. Rosie N.Z.E.F." is stamped on the side.
British War Medal British War Medal
McMillan, William (b.1887, d.1977)
Circa 1919
The obverse of this medal shows the uncrowned left-facing profile of King George V by Sir Bertram Mackennal. The reverse of the medal depicts St George on horseback trampling underfoot the eagle shield of the Central Powers, and a skull and cross-bones (the emblems of death). Above, the sun has risen in victory. The figure is mounted on horseback to symbolise man's mind controlling a force of greater strength than his own, and thus alludes to the scientific and mechanical developments and machines which helped to win the war.

The ribbon consists of an orange watered centre, with thin stripes of white and black at each side, and borders of royal blue.

On the edge is "6/3279 - P.T.E. W. Collins N.Z.E.F."
Victory Medal Victory Medal
McMillan, William (b.1887, d.1977)
Circa 1919
The obverse of the medal depicts the standing figure of Victory holding a palm branch in her right hand and stretching out her left hand. On the reverse of the medal is a laurel wreath containing a four-line inscription: "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION 1914-1919". The dates are '1914-1919' to include post-war intervention by the Allied nations in the Russian Civil War. The medal is yellow bronze and is attached to the ribbon by a ring.

The ribbon is watered silk with a double rainbow, with indigo at the edges and red in the centre.

"6/3279 - PTE. W. Collins N.Z.E.F."
Italy Star Italy Star
Circa 1940
Bronze, six-pointed star with a circular centre with the GRI/VI monogram, surmounted by the royal crown, and inscribed 'The Italy Star.'

The ribbon has five equal stripes of red, white, green, white and red.

Issued to William Nisbet.
War Medal 1939-1945 War Medal 1939-1945
1939-1945
The War Medal 1939-1945. Silver. On the obverse of this medal is the effigy of King George VI. On the reverse is a triumphant lion trampling on a dragon symbolising the Axis powers. The ribbon is the red, white, and blue of the (British) Union Flag. There is a narrow central red stripe with a narrow white stripe on either side. There are broad red stripes at either edge, the two intervening stripes being blue.

Awarded to donor’s father Ivan McDonald.
Volunteer Long Service Medal Volunteer Long Service Medal
1905
The Volunteer Long Service Medal in silver with a raised rim on each side. It is suspended from a straight swivelling silver bar, affixed to the medal by means of a claw and a pin through the upper edge of the medal.

The obverse of the medal depicts the effigy of Queen Victoria wearing the Crown, a veil and the Star of the Order of the Garter. The effigy is circumscribed "VICTORIA REGINA".

The reverse shows a palm and laurel wreath that supports a scrolled banner bearing the inscription "FOR LONG SERVICE IN THE VOLUNTEER FORCE" in four lines.

The medal's ribbon is plain dark green.

Engraved on side 'Capt John M Forrester, Queen's Rifle Vol (1905)
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
1901
The medal is round and made of silver. The obverse of the medal depicts a Royal Crown superimposed over a crossed sword and sceptre and surrounded by fern fronds. The reverse bears the inscription FOR LONG AND EFFICIENT SERVICE. The medal's suspension is a ring, which passes through a loop fixed to the top of the piece.The medal is suspended from a crimson ribbon.

Capt J M Forrester, Queen's Rifles, Vol (1901).
Silver Jubilee Medal 1935 Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
Circa 1935
A silver medal with attached loop and ribbon. The obverse features conjoined half-length busts of King George V and Queen Mary wearing crowns and robes of state; around, GEORGE . V . AND . QUEEN . MARY . MAY . VI . MCMXXXV. The reverse has a crowned monogram GRI (Translation - George King and Emperor) with the dates of his reign at either side, MAY 6 1910 May 6 1935.

The ribbon is purple with three narrow stripes of dark blue, white, and dark blue at each edge.

This medal was presented to W.H. Frith, a former Mayor of Oamaru.
Volunteer Long Service Medal Volunteer Long Service Medal
1898
The Volunteer Long Service Medal in silver with a raised rim on each side. It is suspended from a straight swivelling silver bar, affixed to the medal by means of a claw and a pin through the upper edge of the medal.

The obverse of the medal depicts the effigy of Queen Victoria wearing the Crown, a veil and the Star of the Order of the Garter. The effigy is circumscribed "VICTORIA REGINA".

The reverse shows a palm and laurel wreath that supports a scrolled banner bearing the inscription "FOR LONG SERVICE IN THE VOLUNTEER FORCE" in four lines.

Engraved on the rim is "Donald Reid, Late Captain Bruce Rifle Vols 1898."
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