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(a)Leesplankje with (b) Letter Collection

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

Description
(a) Leesplankje (Reading board) with collection of letters to enable words to be built on the traditional reading board known as "Leesplankje".
(b) Collection of Letters in round plastic box
Size
21.5cm x 14cm x .25cm
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Object Registration
6191(a) and 6191(b)
Historical information
Although beautifully finished with a clear coating this could well be a home made edition.
Significance
The large variety of these boards prove that different districts, religious groups and colonies had their own versions.
Inscriptions & Markings
The board is covered with 18 pictures and words; the letters are used by children to copy the words.
Last updated
17 Jul 2018 at 11:51AM