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Baby Blanket - Cuddledown, Cream Wool, circa 1950s Reg. No: HT 18996
- Cream wool baby blanket.
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.
- Cream wool baby blanket with blue stiched edging and pink label.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
|Dimensions:||720 mm (Height), 970 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||baby care, child rearing, making history - william boyd childhood|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Child Rearing|
|Inscriptions:||Text on label: HYGIENICALLY/TREATED/PURE WOOL/Cuddledown/REGD./30" X 40"/BABY BLANKET/A NORWELLAN PRODUCT.|
|Past Owner:||Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008|
|User:||Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s|