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Boots - Baby's, circa 1898 Object Reg. No: ST 031045

Summary:
Pair of brown leather lace-up baby's boots. The boots were worn about 1898 by a 15-month-old baby girl, Olive, who later became Mrs Olive Bright. In a letter to the Museum in 1979, she describes them as her 'first little leather boots'. Olive was born about 1897, probably in Melbourne, and lived in Brunswick into old age.
Description:
Pair of brown leather lace-up baby's boots. Laces up to ankle. No heel. Cardboard insole.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Olive Bright, 1980
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.8 cm (Height), 4 cm (Width), 10.5 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Each boot.

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Tagged with: baby care
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Infant
Tertiary Classification: footwear
User: Mrs Olive Bright, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1898

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