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Butter Churn - Wooden, circa 1950s Reg. No: HT 19209
- Wooden butter churn.
Used by Bill Boyd when assisting his grandmother to churn butter 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.
- Butter churn, wooden, hand operated. Owned by donor's paternal grandmother of Talbot, Victoria. Used by donor when visiting.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
|Dimensions:||300 mm (Height), 320 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||agriculture, dairy industry, domestic work, food preparation, housework|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Boyd Childhood Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Food & Drink Production|
|Tertiary Classification:||butter making|
|Past Owner:||Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008|
|User:||Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s|