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Christening Gown - Broderie Anglaise, White Cotton, 1950s Reg. No: HT 19008
- White christening gown. Worn 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.
- White cotton christening gown with high waist, collar and short sleeves.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
|Tagged with:||handcrafts, religions christianity, christenings|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Secondary Classification:||Baptisms & Christenings|
|User:||Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s|
|Past Owner:||Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008|