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Catalogue - Fowler's Vacola, Bottling Outfits & Accessories, 1941-42 Document Reg. No: SH 890366

Summary:
Catalogue of Vacola bottling outfits and accessories. Made for Fowlers Vacola Manufacturing Co. Ltd., 253-257 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, 1941 - 1942.
Description:
Catalogue of Vacola bottling outfits and accessories. Season 1941-42. Front cover reads: "Mrs B. Thrifty says...'From orchard/to bottle/the VACOLA way'/ Fowlers/Vacola/Bottling/Outfits." Colour illustration of pears on tree and bottled, with woman waving a magic wand. Illustrations of different outfits and accessories throughout book, price list at back, includes a loose-leaf new price list dated 1 July 1942. Newspaper article enclosed titled "Prepare for food rationing - No. 11. Home Bottling of Fruit is Worth While". Book has 16 pages.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Andrew Hillier, 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.50 cm (Height), 14.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: domestic equipment, food storage preservation, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: home production
Manufacturer: Fowlers Vacola Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1941-1942

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