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School Equipment - School satchel with exercise book and slate

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
Leather school satchel, with slate and exercise book. Exercise book entitled "Brunswick West and North-West State Schools Homework Exercise Book", probably produced between 1926 and mid 1930s. The Advertised Bruce Small/Malvern Star business was located at 134 Sydney Road in the 1931-1934 period.
Size
Satchel: 19 x 26 x 3 cm; Slate 22.5 x 17.5; exercise book 24 x 18 cm
Object Registration
4727
Keywords
school slates, school satchels
Historical information
Slate and satchel commonly used in primary schools prior to World War 2; exercise book was produced by local traders in the Brunswick and Brunswick West area for free distribution to students.
When Made
1931-1934
Inscriptions & Markings
Slate and exercise book marked "Doug Elliott"
Last updated
29 Nov 2017 at 3:46PM