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Soap Saver - Tin, circa 1929-1940 Object Reg. No: SH 880067

Summary:
Home-made soap saver made from a tobacco tin circa 1929-1940. Used in Brighton, Victoria.
Description:
Home-made soap saver made from a tobacco tin. Tin has evenly punched holes over the base and lid. Attached to the top of the tin, at either side, are two lengths of wire that twist together to form a handle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss M. Elden, 1988
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.00 cm (Height), 8.00 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: great depression 1929-1939, itinerant work, making do, soap savers, soap
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Cleaning
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Place & Date Used: Brighton, Victoria, Australia, 1929-1940

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