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Scrapbook - Miss Jones, Bendigo, late 19th century Document Reg. No: SH 991062

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Scrap Book

Green scrapbook with guarded pages (interleaving pages removed to allow for thickness of pasted items). Labelled 'For Miscellaneous Scraps'. Pages have images of women, pastoral scenes, ships, flowers pasted onto them. One card in the scrapbook is dated 1867, but clothing illustrated suggests later 19th century.

This object was part of a group of items, originally from the National Trust of Australia (in a bag labelled 'NT 20'), which came to Museum Victoria with 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.
Description:
Bound scrapbook with guarded pages, with green hard cover bearing inscription. Pages are blue or cream and bear images -- such as women, pastoral scenes, ships, flowers -- which have been pasted onto them.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from National Trust of Australia (Victoria), 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 40 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width), 285 mm (Length)

More information

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: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Collecting
Tertiary Classification: scrapbooks
Inscriptions: On cover, printed: 'FOR / MISCELLANEOUS / SCRAPS.'

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