Matchbox cover (matchbox inside) - image of Gundagai dog on the tuckerbox, with verse

Object Type
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Matchbox/Matchbox cover
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Brief Description
A metal matchbox cover with Bowyang Yorke's verse, "BILL THE BULLOCKY" printed on it. It was about a dog on the tuckerbox written on 20th June 1859. There is also a picture of the monument unveiled to the legendary dog in Gundagai. The cover has a blue and white chequered border and houses a set of unused matches.
Measurements
H: 60 W: 39 D: 20mm (H: 2 3/8 W: 1 9/16 D: 13/16")
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Location
In storage
Registration No
1998.3397.5
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by James and Vassilia Corones

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