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Box - 'The Centenary AMUSU Electrical Game', Impex Print & Cartoon Co, 1933 Object Reg. No: HT 13944 1

Summary:
The Centenary AMUSU Electrical Game was manufactured and distributed by Impex Print & Cartoon Co., West Melbourne, in 1933.

The game's name may reference the AMUSU cinemas which operated in Australia (Sydney, Perth and Maroubra, NSW) and in the United States (California, Texas, etc) at the time.
Description:
Cardboard box, printed in orange and black. Features painted image of Aboriginal man holding a spear; in the background is the skyline of a city - meant to be Melbourne.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 420 mm (Height), 202 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: celebrations, education, games, history of melbourne, melbourne centenary 1935, victoria centenary 1934-1935
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Board Games
Tertiary Classification: general knowledge
Inscriptions: Text, box lid: THE CENTENARY/AMUSU/ELECTRICAL GAME/Educational and Instructive.

A printed label (black on white) on the underside of the box reads: PHONE F 3151 / MANUFACTURED AND DISTRIBUTED / by / IMPEX PRINT & CARTOON CO. / HAWKE STREET / MELBOURNE / VICTORIA / PATENT APPLIED FOR No 14698-33

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Tiffanni Walton Posted on 07 Jul 2013 9:37 AM
There is a double entry for this object http://museumvictoria.com.au/collections/items/1345755/board-game-the-centenary-amusu-electrical-game-impex-print-cartoon-co-1933

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