Historical information

this item was a thirteenth birthday present to Mary Beatrice Lydia Ashford from her father, Captain Charles Ashford of the Port Phillip Pilots Association in 1900. It was re-gifted to her grand-daughter on her thirteenth birthday in 1960.

Physical description

Decorative glass bottle, secured glass stopper containing musk perfume presented in a floral, papered box with pink ribbon and braiding. Interior of box is lined with pink silk.

Inscriptions & markings

"Vinolia" is printed on the silk inside top of box