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Ruler - Museum of Victoria, Wood, circa 1980 Reg. No: HT 31599
- Wooden ruler produced for the Museum of Victoria circa 1980. Featuring colour images of museum displays including Phar Lap and Apollo, it would have been bought as a souvenir of ones visit to the museum, which at the time was located at Swanston Street in the city.
- Wooden ruler, with metric markings to 30 cm along both edges of the obverse. Affixed to the central panel is a paper panel printed with full colour images of museum displays. The reverse is printed with imperial to metric conversions for length, weight, area and volume.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Neville Quick, 2012
|Dimensions:||49 mm (Height), 316 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||museum history, souvenirs, measurement, merchandising, displays|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MUSEUM HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||Corporate Identity|
|Tertiary Classification:||promotional materials|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on paper label affixed to front of ruler: MUSEUM OF VICTORIA/ CLOCKS; MUSEUM OF VICTORIA/ CABLE TRAMS; MUSEUM OF VICTORIA/ MUSEUM FROM SWANSTON STREET; MUSEUM OF VICTORIA/ HOLDEN; MUSEUM OF VICTORIA/ PHAR LAP; MUSEUM OF VICTORIA/ WIRRAWAY; MUSEUM OF VICTORIA/ APOLLO|
|Issued By:||Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980|