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Item Number LVSAV2008.013.002 Item Type Archive
Item Name Chart Quantity of Item 1
Classification Emigration and Overseas Influence Associated Date 1888 1910
Description chart detailing processes at Pumpherston Oil Co. Handwritten, entitled in black ink "Process in the manufacture of oil as carried out at Pumpherston Oil Works / 1888 111. 6% crude oil treated with about 11% acid tar, loss 12.14%". Details of chart annotated in colour - blue, red, yellow and grey. Key to these colours at the bottom right. Signed in the bottom right section "James M Petrie". Reverse side, bottom left in blue ink "From the Petrie Family / c/o Rendall / 29 Newhaven St / Hervey Bay / Q4655". Above that in faint pencil "Pumpherston Oil Treatment", in blue ink on right edge "Pumpherston 1888"
Institution Almond Valley Heritage Trust
Geographic Location
West Lothian
Associated Organisations
Pumpherston Oil Company Ltd
Commonwealth Oil Corporation Ltd
Associated Places
Pumpherston Oil Works / Pumpherston Oil Refinery
Blue Mountains
New South Wales
Associated People
Petrie, James M
Petrie, William