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Ash Tray

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan Street Tatura VIC

Description
Dark wooden carved ash tray, carved from the burl of a Eucalypt, with thin wooden sheet nailed as base. Stained or waxed protective coating.
Size
5 x 18 x 14 cm
Object Registration
C0215
Keywords
loveday camp, persian group, hand carving, camp 1 tatura, heinz zienow
Historical information
Ash tray made from the burl of a Eucalypt tree by an unknown German Internee in Loveday Camp for Heinz Zienow, a member of the Persian Group of Internees, later transferred to Camp 1 Tatura, and used for the rest of his life. Zienow preferred cigars to cigarettes.
When Made
1943 (approximately)
Last updated
20 Nov 2019 at 2:46PM