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Tennis Racquet Press - circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 19202

Summary:
Wooden tennis racquet press
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:
Two wooden frames held together at each of the four corners with metal screws.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 255 mm (Height), 280 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: children s play, sport, tennis
Themes this item is part of: William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Tennis
Tertiary Classification: equipment
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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