Model mouldboard plough, 3- furrow stump jump by Mellor Brothers (J.F. & F.R. Mellor), Adelaide, South Australia, about 1880.
Displayed at the 1880-81 International Exhibition, Melbourne.
Model of a plough, constructed from metal with the exception of the rims of the wheels which are made from copper alloy. The plough is articulated so all joints move, and it has been painted with matte red/pink, white and black paint. The spokes of the wheels are painted a more vibrant red. The chain around the pulley is made from copper alloy.
Donation from Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, 20/09/1917
Type of item
52.5 cm (Length), 26.5 cm (Width), 30 cm (Height)
565 mm (Length), 280 mm (Width), 273 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation.