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Shoes - J. & E. Robertson, Pink Leather, 1946-1952 Object Reg. No: HT 15835

Summary:
A pair of baby's or young child's shoes, made from dusky pink leather, with pink woven laces. They were made by J. & E. Robertson, a shoe manufacturer located at 64 Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill.

The shoes are part of a collection of objects which belonged to Ann Margaret Salter of Thornbury between 1946 and 1952.
Description:
A pair of baby's shoes, made from dusky pink leather, with pink woven laces. The shoes had been machine stitched and lined with a white cotton material.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Sue O'Connell, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5.00 cm (Height), 6.00 cm (Width), 12.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: adoption, child welfare, religions, religions roman catholic, toys, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Leisure Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Infant
Tertiary Classification: footwear
Inscriptions: Stamped, insided shoe: SERAPH SHOES/J. & E. ROBERTSON/APPROVAL NO. 2047.
Date Used: Thornbury, Victoria, Australia, 1946-1952
Manufacturer: J. & E. Robertson
References: The Encyclopedia of Australian Dolls, M.Fainges, 1993; Letter from Donor, 2005

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