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Baby's Bottle - Glaxo, circa 1950s Reg. No: HT 18976
- Glass baby's bottle. Used and owned by Bill Boyd in the late 1940s or 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.
- 'Bannana' baby bottle. Moulded glass rectangular body, flat based.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
|Dimensions:||65 mm (Height), 170 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||bottles, child rearing, food drink consumption, making history - william boyd childhood|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Child Rearing|
|Inscriptions:||Raised relief lettering:'GLAXO/OUNCES/TABLESPOONS/REC. NO 10691/24/1360&630270.|
|Past Owner:||Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008|
|User:||Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s|