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Boots - Baby's, circa 1898 Reg. No: ST 031045
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||7.8 cm (Height), 4 cm (Width), 10.5 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Each boot.|
|Tagged with:||baby care|
|Themes this item is part of:||Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|User:||Mrs Olive Bright, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1898|