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Wool specimens (3), bred by Murrumbidgee Pastoral Association, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 1902

Made 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

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Wool specimens (3), bred by Murrumbidgee Pastoral Association, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 1902

Murrumbidgee Pastoral Association, Wagga Wagga 12th scouring test. greasy wool. (SB)

Production

1902

Cite this Object

Wool specimens (3), bred by Murrumbidgee Pastoral Association, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 1902 2013, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 March 2017, <https://ma.as/368979>
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