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souvenir milk jug

From the Collection of Healesville Sanctuary History Archives Badger Creek Road Healesville Victoria

Description
Small souvenir milk jug, with handle. White ceramic with gold rim and gold stripe on handle. Wedge-tailed eagle in flight on one side.
Size
H 7.2cm, D 5.8cm
Object Registration
000001.1
Keywords
healesville sanctuary, wedge-tailed eagle, horatius, kiosk, jug
Historical information
Souvenir small jug used at the original Healesville Sanctuary Kiosk in the 1930-1940 era. There is an image of Horatius the Wedge-tailed eagle on the side. This eagle gave visitors a 'close-up' view of this huge bird as he sat on the side of the long bridge.
The Kiosk is now restored as the Heritage Shelter and can be seen at the Sanctuary
Made By
IBC Royal Scenic China (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Inscription on side of jug

."HORATIUS' TRAINED HUNTING EAGLE
THE SANCTUARY HEALESVILLE "
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM