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Toy Chain - Rubber Bands Object Reg. No: SH 990214

Summary:
Made: 1982
Made by a Japanese girl in 1982.
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.
Description:
Three rubber bands, joined together to demonstrate how a rubber-band chain is made for elastics and skipping games. Rubber bands have perished and hardened, and two are broken into pieces. Acknowledgement: Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Museum Victoria.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Dr June Factor, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: children s folklore, games, japanese toys, making do, recycling, stationery, 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, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Action Games
Tertiary Classification: skipping & jumping
Date Made: 1982

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