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Card - 'Pussy Cat', Knucklebones, Mt. L, Perth, Western Australia, circa 1950s Document Reg. No: HT 22366

Summary:
Card from Archive - ACFC Series 3, Dorothy Howard Collection, A Dictionary of Traditional Games, Rhymes and Terminology, describing the rules of the Pussy Cat version of the children's game - Knucklebones.

Part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection archive. Alternative archive name is ACFC.
Cards filed in boxes detailing Dorothy Howards's field notes on Australian children's play.
Description:
Typed catalogue card on thin paper in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 74 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: children s folklore, games, making history - australian childrens folklore
Themes this item is part of: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Dr Dorothy Howard (1902-1996)
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Play & Childlore
Tertiary Classification: research
Inscriptions: Front, typed, black ink: "Knucklebones - contin. W.A. Perth, Mt. L / Pussy Cat (or Puppy Dog or Little White Mice / Place 4 bones in a square / L 1 / 2/ 3/ 4/ Fifth bone is a taw..."

Further text.
Date Used: Perth, Western Australia, Australia, circa 1950s

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