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Small orange tin with lid.

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
A tall square tin with snug-fitting lid produced to contain 200gram "Dutch hail", a sugary product eaten on Dutch rusks or slices of bread; usually on celebratory occasions. The main colour is orange and it is also richly decorated with scenes recalling the 1945 Liberation.
Size
13cmH x 25cm Circumference
Object Registration
5656 (a) and (b)
Historical information
WWII Liberation 50th anniversary
When Made
1995
Significance
The Dutch have never forgotten their debt to the Allied forces or the joy of the 1945 liberation.
Inscriptions & Markings
De Ruyter Oranje hagel. Ter gelegenheid van de viering van 50 jaar bevrijding in Nederland 1945-1995 (on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the liberation in The Netherlands 1945-1995). There is also a list of ingredients that constitute the hail and other commercial markings.
Last updated
4 Apr 2018 at 2:06PM