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Knife - Bread, Firth-Brearley, circa 1955 Object Reg. No: HT 93

Bread knife made by Firth-Brearley which was used by the Dereani family from 1955 to 1959. The Dereani's immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy in 1955, and spent the first five years of their lives in Victoria at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgina and her husband became staff members at Bonegilla and were allocated private accommodation, which Georgina went to great lengths to make comfortable, purchasing many household items around Albury, NSW.
Stainless steel knife with serrated edge and rounded handle
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Georgina Dereani, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 2.50 cm (Height), 1.80 cm (Width), 32.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: food drink consumption, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: home wares
Inscriptions: Casted into blade: GROSVENOR/ FIRTH-BREARLEY/ STAINLESS
Manufacturer: Firth-Brearley, Sheffield, England, Great Britain, circa 1955
Place & Date Used: Mrs Georgina Dereani, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1955-1959

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