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D.M. MITCHELL & CO

1860

(organisation)

Walking stick c.1860 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, walking sticks, silver: fabricated, stamped, engraved; copper: turned, fabricated, gilded; wood: turned; iron alloy: fabricated

Primary Insc: stamped on collar: "D.M & Co/STG SILVER" Collar inscribed, 'Part of the wreck of the Dunbar / wrecked Sydney Heads / August 1857 / Rev.J.R. Mils'.
Secondary Insc: engraved on collar: "Part of/Wreck of Dunbar/Wrecked/Sydney Heads/August 1857/REV J.R.MILES"
Dimensions: 78.8 h 3.6 diameter cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1273
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales