Ball - Rubber Band, 1989 Reg. No: SH 990033
- Made by Nerrida Colelough at the Children's Museum 'You're IT!' exhibition, Melbourne in 1989. It is a replica of a rubber band ball she made and played with circa 1980 from rubber bands supplied by her uncle, a Post Office worker.
This object is part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection. 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.
- Ball made entirely from light brown rubber bands. Each band is wrapped around the next, until a ball forms. Adding more bands has gradually made the ball larger.
- Acquisition Information:
- Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
|Dimensions:||16.00 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||children s play, exhibitions, games, handmade games toys, making do, recycling, toys, 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, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||GAMES & TOYS|
|Secondary Classification:||Ball Games|
|Maker:||Nerrida Colelough, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989|