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Card - 'Castles', Marbles, Mrs Edith Lillie Shaw, Sea View, Adelaide, South Australia Document Reg. No: HT 22369

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

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 ruled buff card with double ruled top margin in red. Diagram and annotations hand drwan in blue ink.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 75 mm (Height), 121 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: "MARBLES / Sea view 30 mi from Adelaide, S.A. / "Castles""
Handwritten in blue ink: "Horsham 1945 / 1 / 2/ 3/ Castle / 1 yd / 1 yd / 4 yds / 1890"
Typed, black ink: 'Mrs. Edith lillie Shaw 65 / ..." and further associated text.
Date Used: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, circa 1950s

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