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Wool specimens (2), stud ram, bred by the Hon J Gibson, Bellevue, Tasmania, Australia, 1902

Made in Tasmania, Australia, 1902.

The wool collection held by the Powerhouse Museum contains thousands of wool samples collected between 1804 and 2003. These samples provide a record of wool growing in Australia. The different fleeces reflect the breeding programs and environmental conditions under which the fleeces were grown and, as such, they provide a valuable history of the areas of Australia in which sheep were grazed.

Sheep were introduced into Australia in 1788 from Cape Town in South Africa. Since then sheep from other...

Summary

F7194
Wool specimens (2), stud ram, bred by the Hon J Gibson, Bellevue, Tasmania, Australia, 1902

The fleece has a natural yellow and brown colour.
Fleece of stud ram "Noble". 3 yrs. Sire "President II" by "President" by "Golden Horn II". Dam- a ewe by "Golden Horn". Cut 30lbs 6 oz. Purchased for 231 gs Sydney sheepsales 1902. Donated by T. Fitzpatrick. (SB)

Production

1902

Source

Source unknown
1 January, 1970

Cite this Object

Wool specimens (2), stud ram, bred by the Hon J Gibson, Bellevue, Tasmania, Australia, 1902 2013, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 November 2017, <https://ma.as/229942>
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