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Ruler - Museum of Victoria, Wood, circa 1980 Object Reg. No: HT 31599

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 49 mm (Height), 316 mm (Width)

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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

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