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Memorabilia - Matthews Collection

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Victoria

Description
1. Brownie camera - black vinyl. 2. Tin Box "Ted the Jester' biscuit tin. 3. Gold button & Queen Elizabeth badge 4. Silver plunger
5. Dunkling Jewellers Guarantee re ring 6. State Savings Bank Book 1957 - 1963 7. Laura M. Matthews Union Card 1963
8. LaTrobe Health Service Card. 9. Meat Ration Cards 1948 10. 18 Negatives of people/holidays in envelope 11. Photos
Size
1. Camera: 7.5 cm x 11.5 cm x 10 cm 2. Tin: 24 cm x 7 cm x 18 cm 3. 3 cm diameter 4. Plunger: 14 cm long 5. Guarantee card: 10 cm x 14 cm 6. Bank Book: 10 cm x 14 cm 7. Union card: 8.5 cm x 6 cm 8. Health card: 8 cm x 9 cm 9. Ration card: 8 cm x 13 cm 10. Negatives: 8.5 cm x 14 cm 11. Photos: varying sizes
Object Registration
KVHS 1555
Keywords
george matthews, laura matthews, 12 roper st., mt beauty, brownie camera
Historical information
People collect items that help them remember a special time in their lives or some thing that appeals to them.
Brownie cameras were used in the 1950s. Negatives and photos represent the life of the Matthews family.
Significance
George and Laura Matthews lived at 12 Roper St. Mt Beauty from 1957 to the 1970s. The items in this collection belonged to them and represent part of their lives when living in the Kiewa Valley.
Inscriptions & Markings
1. Made in England by Kodak Ltd 2. Use by 1998 and 'Eileen' printed in texta on top
Last updated
8 Aug 2018 at 5:13PM