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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Christening Mug - William G. Boyd, 1947 Reg. No: HT 18859
- Christening mug.
Used and owned by Bill Boyd in the late 1940s and 1950s.
The William Boyd Childhood Collection includes most of the childhood possessions of William (Bill) Boyd, who was born in 1947 and raised in the Victorian town of Maryborough. Kept by Lillian Boyd (Bill's mother) for decades, upon her death the Collection was donated by Bill to the former Museum of Childhood at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. When the Museum of Childhood closed it was transferred to Museum Victoria.
- Birth mug, teacup-like shape, 'EPNS/LEWBURY'.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
|Dimensions:||75 mm (Width), 60 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||births, crockery, rituals, religions christianity|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Secondary Classification:||Baptisms & Christenings|
|Inscriptions:||Engraved on side: To/WILLIAM G. BOYD./from/MARYBOROUGH,/R.A.O.B./17.12.47.|
|User:||Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s|
|Past Owner:||Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008|