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Butter Knife - Australian Butter, 1925 Object Reg. No: HT 25342

Summary:
Souvenir butter knife purchased from the Australian Butter display at the British Empire Exhibition, held in Wembley, Middlesex, in 1924 and1925. Twenty-seven million visitors attended the exhibition over two seasons.
Description:
Silvered metal knife. Rounded-edge, rectangular, flattened blade with pointed tip and rat tail handle. Engraved on upper side of blade with text either side of an image of a Kangaroo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr John Gundry, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14 mm (Height), 120 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions london international british empire 1924, souvenirs, dairy industry, butter
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Engraved on blade: AUSTRALIA BUTTER/ WEMBLEY 1925
Date Purchased: Wembley, Middlesex, England, 1925

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