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Egg - Yellow Object Reg. No: HT 18948

Summary:
Yellow toy egg.
Used and owned by Bill Boyd in the 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.
Description:
Yellow metal egg in two halves with simple push fit. Duck and chick motifs. Made in Japan.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: making history - william boyd childhood
Themes this item is part of: William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Storage
Tertiary Classification: containers
Past Owner: Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008
User: Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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