Dower chest for Gillian Youl. Carved 1949.
Gill Youl married Richard (Dick) Thomas who was Nellie’s great nephew (grandson of Richard Charles Field).
This dower chest was carved by Nellie for their engagement in 1949. They were married in 1950.
It has been handed down to Gill’s daughter, Wendy.
Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 – 1954), Tuesday 7 February 1950, page 2