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Game Board - Wooden Object Reg. No: SH 991055

Summary:
Square wooden game board with circular holes, which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC).

The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Australia and in other countries reaching back to the 1870s. The Collection has a strong component of research material relating to Victoria.

This object was part of a group of items, originally from the National Trust of Australia, which arrived at the Museum with the ACFC.
Description:
Square wooden game board, with 20 circular holes arranged in 5 rows. Each hole is numbered (from 1 to 20) - numbers appear stamped on. Similar in appearance to a solitare board.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from National Trust of Australia (Victoria), 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22 mm (Height), 112 mm (Width), 226 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: children s folklore, children s play, games, making history - australian childrens folklore
Themes this item is part of: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Board Games
Tertiary Classification: strategy
Inscriptions: Holes numbered 1 - 20.

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