A small metal whistle attached by a hinge to a metal frame. It has a wooden pea inside it. " 20 " is stamped on the frame.
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This whistle belonged to Mary Sole. Mary acquired it while she was working in a cookhouse for a shearing gang in Australia as a young woman. She used to blow it to call the gang in for meals.
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