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Membership Card - Emerald Hill Total Abstinence Society, 1883-1884 Reg. No: SH 870019
- Membership card for the Emerald Hill Total Abstinence Society, which was located in South Melbourne, Victoria. It was manufactured by W.M. Marshall, Printer, and was used between 1883-1884.
On admission to the Society, prospective members had to sign the Rules of the Society, pay an entrance fee of sixpence and subscribe not less than threepence a month.
- Temperance society membership card made of cardboard with black printed text.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from International Order of Good Templars
|Dimensions:||11.50 cm (Height), 7.7 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||abstinence, community organisations services, rituals, temperance societies|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Tertiary Classification:||membership cards|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on the front of the card: EMERALD HILL / Total Abstinence Society / Qualified Members Card. / Name....... / No. on roll........ / Date.....186 / QUALIFICATION: /Rule III. - That the Society shall consist of Total / Abstainers, who shall, on admission, sign the Rules / of the Society, pay an entrance fee of Sixpence, and / subscribe not less than Threepence per month. / Qualified Members are eligible for election as / officers, and are entitled to vote for the election of / officers, and in the making or altering the Rules of / the Society. / Jan. Feb. Mar. April. May. June. / July. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec./......................President /........................Hon Sec.'
In the lower left hand corner: W.M. MARSHALLl, PRINTER
On Back of Card: Receipts / to / 1883-84 / W.M. Marshall, Printer.
|Printer:||W.M. Marshall, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880|
|Place & Date Used:||Emerald Hill Total Abstinence Society, Emerald Hill (South Melbourne), Victoria, Australia, 1883-1884|