Dobson Collection
Case, Chart

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Collection Dobson Collection
Date 1881
Description Flat wooden map case labelled, "Mr. A. Dobson", containing several newspapers, maps, charts and prints (identified as Box 11).

Note from the box made by Joan Dobson: The box is made, we're told, of English Spruce and now has a cleat round edge, this is of Douglas Fir.
The Alfred Dobson box is considered to have conveyed A.D. survey maps. He emigrated to New Zealand as a civil engineer.
The lid had become split over the years into 3 parts and the lining of canvas loosley held them together.
Box repaired March 1977 for Miss E.J. Dobson by Mr V Garrod? retired cabinet maker, cost $12.00
Year Range from 1881
Object ID 1993.116.0386
Object Name Case, Chart
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014