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Doll - Fabric

From the Collection of Victorian Maritime Centre 220 The Esplanade Crib Point Victoria

Description
A 'Norah Wellings' souvenir sailor doll from the S.S Iberia, blue in colour with a white coloured hat.
Size
20 x 8cm
Object Registration
M0032
Keywords
souvenir, cruise liners, s.s iberia
Historical information
The fabric doll of a sailor was purchased sometime during a cruise by an unknown person. It is part of a cruise liner collection by D. Benson and Family over a period of years. D. Benson sold part of the collection to the V.M.C who purchased the remaining part. It is a great source of information to visitors to the V.M.C. At the time of ocean liner holiday cruising, many people purchased these souvenirs to keep or give away as gifts.
Made By
Norah Wellings (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
S.S Iberia
Last updated
23 Jul 2017 at 2:27PM