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Wringer - Challenge No. 12 Object Reg. No: HT 19231

Summary:
Metal wringer.
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:
Wringer, wooden body and rollers with metal clamps to attach to table/laundry trough. Metal handle with wooden grip. CHALLENGE No.12
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 380 mm (Height), 370 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: baby care, child rearing, making history - william boyd childhood
Themes this item is part of: William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Laundering - Washing
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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