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Box - Small Wooden

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

Description
Small wooden box with brass plaque on top and electric switch attached to the brass, commemorating switching on of district electricity supply.
Size
6x19x10.5
Object Registration
L0438
Keywords
tatura, civic, memento, presentations
Historical information
The extension of the S.E.C. supply to country areas of Victoria took place following WW2. Most areas celebrated the occasion with a special 'switching on' function at the local hall. Mrs Downer was the wife of local Councillor John Downer.
Extension of electricity in Victoria|Toolamba|Electricity
When Made
1952
Inscriptions & Markings
Pres. to Mrs J.E. Downer as a memento of the switching on of electricity at Toolamba, 18/11/1952.
Last updated
5 Sep 2018 at 3:27PM