Items tagged children s folklore in MV Collections

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    Doll - National, Argentina, circa 1993

    Alternative Name(s): Gaucho Doll Donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by Maria Regina Ofele, an Argentinian delegate to the World Play Summit held in Melbourne in 1 ...

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    Doll - National, Argentina, circa 1993

    Alternative Name(s): Gaucho Doll Donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by Maria Regina Ofele, an Argentinian delegate to the World Play Summit held in Melbourne in 1 ...

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    Spinning Top - Wood, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1960s

    Alternative Name(s): Peg top Wooden spinning top, conical with a flat base. Bought in 1963 by Dr Dorothy Howard in a public market in Guadalajara, Mexico. The top is known in Mexico a ...

    From: Guadalajara, Mexico Images: 0
  • Knucklebones - Sheep Object

    Knucklebones - Sheep

    Alternative Name(s): Jacks Knucklebones, or Jacks, is an ancient game, dating back to prehistoric times. The first jacks were natural materials - animal bones, stones, seeds and shells ...

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    Marbles - Unglazed Clay & Stone

    Group of clay and stone marbles which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore a ...

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    Marble Bag - Hessian

    Hessian marble bag which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Austral ...

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    Marbles - Clear Glass

    Group of glass marbles which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Aus ...

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    Marbles - Glazed Clay

    Group of clay marbles which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Aust ...

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    Spinning Top - Wooden

    Simple wooden top which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Austral ...

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    Scrapbook - Miss Jones, Bendigo, late 19th century

    Alternative Name(s): Scrap Book Green scrapbook with guarded pages (interleaving pages removed to allow for thickness of pasted items). Labelled 'For Miscellaneous Scraps'. Pages have ...

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  • Marbles in Bag - Green Cloth Object

    Marbles in Bag - Green Cloth

    Group of marbles in green bag which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore ac ...

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  • Slingshot - circa 1984-1987 Object

    Slingshot - circa 1984-1987

    This slingshot, also known as a shanghai or catapult, was hand-made in the mid-1980s. This object is part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection. The ACFC is unique in Austra ...

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  • Card Game - Happy Families, 1860-1900 Object

    Card Game - Happy Families, 1860-1900

    Box of playing cards manufactured in London by John Jaques & Son. The game forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, document ...

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    Bag of Marbles - Yellow Cloth, Multi-coloured Glass Marbles

    Group of multicoloured marbles in a yellow bag which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary childr ...

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    Jar of Marbles - Glass, Ceramic & Stone, Multi-coloured

    Glass jar containing marbles, which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore acr ...

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    Draughts - Wooden

    Group of draughts pieces which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across A ...

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  • Skipping Rope - Wood Handles With Red Detail Object

    Skipping Rope - Wood Handles With Red Detail

    Skipping rope wwhich forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Australia ...

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    Game Board - Wooden

    Square wooden game board with circular holes, which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary childr ...

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    Diabolo - Wooden

    Simple wooden toy which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore across Austral ...

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    Spinning Top - Dreidel, Wooden

    Simple wooden box containing top, which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklor ...

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    Doll - National, Netherlands

    Alternative Name(s): Doll - Netherlands National Donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in 1990. National doll which forms part of the ...

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    Doll - National, Germany

    Alternative Name(s): Doll - German National Donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by the Embassy of the German Democratic Republic in 1990. National doll which forms ...

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  • Fortune Teller - Paper, 1992 Object

    Fortune Teller - Paper, 1992

    This paper fortune teller, also known as a chatterbox, was folded by Scott Kenner, aged 8, Melbourne, 1992, and given to Judy McKinty. Donated by Judy McKinty, 1992. This object is par ...

    From: Melbourne, Australia Images: 3
  • Pogs - French, circa 1995 Object

    Pogs - French, circa 1995

    Alternative Name(s): Tazos Used: circa 1995 Purchased by Gwenda Davey at a New Orleans Flea Market (French Quarter), October, 1995. Donated by Gwenda Davey, 1996. This object is par ...

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    Knucklebones - Sheep, pre 1954

    Alternative Name(s): Jacks A gift to Dorothy Howard from Miss Kelly, Melbourne, 1954. She dug them up in her garden (buried there by her dog). Knucklebones, or Jacks, is an ancient ga ...

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    Jacks - Metal, circa 1981

    Alternative Name(s): American Jacks Seven metal jacks with a small rubber ball (or taw), purchased in 1981. This is a typical form of jacks in the United States and the United Kingdom. ...

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    Jacks - Metal

    Alternative Name(s): American Jacks Set of six metal jacks with a small rubber ball, made in Taiwan. This is a typical form of jacks in the United States and the United Kingdom. Jack ...

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    Jacks - Chemtoy Corporation, Metal

    Alternative Name(s): American Jacks, Jax Fifteen metal jacks in a green plastic carrying case. Each jack has six spikes, four of which have rounded ends like little balls. Jacks is a ...

    From: Chicago, United States Images: 0
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    Lucky Sack - The Good Girl

    Bought from a Melbourne antique shop, 1997. Donated by Susan Barnett, 1997. The Australian Children's Folklore Collection is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's fol ...

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    Lucky Sack - The Good Boy

    Bought from a Melbourne antique shop, 1997. Donated by Susan Barnett, 1997. The Australian Children's Folklore Collection is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's fol ...

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    Toy Chain - Rubber Bands

    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 fo ...

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  • Toodlembuck - circa 1954 Object

    Toodlembuck - circa 1954

    Made by Miss Kelly, a schoolmistress in Melbourne. A facsimile of the kind of spinning toy she made and gambled with as a child. Toodlembuck is a gambling game which used to be played ...

    From: Melbourne, Australia Images: 2
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    Seeds - Quandongs

    Used: circa 1955 Part of the Dorothy Howard Collection. This object forms part of the Dorothy Howard Collection, contained within the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). T ...

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    Skipping Rope - Leather, 1989

    Made: McKinty, Judy, 1989 Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1989 - 1990 Made by Judy McKinty, for the Children's Museum's 'You're IT!' exhibition, 1989. Leather pull-cord dona ...

    From: Melbourne, Australia Images: 0
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    Spinning Top - Wood, 1930s

    Alternative Name(s): String top Used: Australia Donated by B. Alexander, who played with these tops when she was about 15 years old, in the 1930s. The Australian Children's Folklore ...

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    Spinning Top - Wooden Top, Turkey, 1989

    Alternative Name(s): Peg Top Used: circa 1989 Bought in Turkey, and donated by Nebi and Fadime Yilmaz, 1989. The Australian Children's Folklore Collection is unique in Australia, doc ...

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    Spinning Top - Wood

    Alternative Name(s): Whipping top Made in the German Democratic Republic. The Australian Children's Folklore Collection is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's fol ...

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    Spinning Top - Green

    Alternative Name(s): Peg Top Used: circa 1930 Donated by B. Alexander, who played with these tops when she was about 15 years old, in the 1930s. The Australian Children's Folklore Co ...

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    Top - Wood, circa 1930

    Alternative Name(s): Peg Top Used: circa 1930 Donated by Gwen Day. The Australian Children's Folklore Collection is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore ...

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    Doll - National, Cyprus

    Alternative Name(s): Doll - Traditional Cypriot Donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by the High Commission of Cyprus in 1989. National doll which forms part of the ...

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    Doll - National, Cyprus

    Alternative Name(s): Doll - Traditional Cypriot Donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by the High Commission of Cyprus in 1989. National doll which forms part of the ...

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    Doll - National, Moldavia

    Alternative Name(s): Doll - Male Donated to the Australian Children's Folklore Collection by Sylvia Brover, Melbourne, 1985. National doll which forms part of the Australian Children's ...

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    Doll - Samoa

    Alternative Name(s): Bark Doll Made: circa 1980 - 1983 This doll was bought in Apia, capital of Western Samoa in the early 1980s. The Australian Children's Folklore Collection is unique ...

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    Game - Pick-Up Sticks

    Alternative Name(s): Fiddlesticks, Spillikins, Jack Straws Made: Moose Enterprise, circa - 1997 Obtained by Susan Barnett, curator of the 'World of Games' exhibition Springvale Histori ...

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  • Mud Switch - Aboriginal Children's Play Project, 1996 Object

    Mud Switch - Aboriginal Children's Play Project, 1996

    Alternative Name(s): Whip-stick Made and donated by Debbie Swindle, at the Corranderrk Koori Co-Op, Healesville, Vic. July 1996. Collected during the Aboriginal Children's Play Project ...

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  • Archive - ACFC Series 3, Dorothy Howard Collection Document

    Archive - ACFC Series 3, Dorothy Howard Collection

    Part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection archive. Alternative archive name is ACFC. Dr Dorothy Howard came to Australia in 1954-5 as an American Fulbright scholar to study ...

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  • Archive - ACFC Series 4, Debney Meadows Primary School (Flemington) Document

    Archive - ACFC Series 4, Debney Meadows Primary School (Flemington)

    Interviews, photographs and data collected by Heather Russell in 1984 in an inner suburban Melbourne school for the project Play and Friendships in a Multicultural Playground (an ethnog ...

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  • Archive - ACFC Series 13, Aboriginal Children's Play Document

    Archive - ACFC Series 13, Aboriginal Children's Play

    Games, rhymes, recollections and descriptions of childhood play by Aboriginal adults and children living in Victoria. Collected between 1991-1997 as part of the Aboriginal Children's Pl ...

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  • Bag - for Marbles, Green Cloth Object

    Bag - for Marbles, Green Cloth

    Group of marbles in green bag which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore ac ...

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    Marbles - Glass with Spiral Patterns

    Group of multicoloured marbles which forms part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC). The ACFC is unique in Australia, documenting contemporary children's folklore ac ...

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