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Ashtray - Copper, circa 1950s Reg. No: HT 18975
- Copper ashtray, made 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.
- Copper ashtray. Shallow bowl with 3 rests for butts welded into edge. Whole welded to inverted bowl of 1/3 size. Probable high school metalwork project.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
|Dimensions:||92 mm (Height), 20 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||domestic equipment, schools, making history - william boyd childhood|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||student work|
|Past Owner:||Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008|
|User:||Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s|