small booklet of popular song lyrics
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small booklet of popular song lyrics
32 pages and card covers staple bound
This booklet includes the open factories, factory displays, pageants and open gardens at Ballarat in 1917.
factories, business, gardens, displays
cover advertising silver star starch and harper's star oatmeal.
Civic event for City of Warrnambool showing a visit by the Governor General and brother of King George VI being greeted by schoolchildren at the Warrnambool Botanical Gardens.
james farley knights, mayor of warrnambool accompanying governor general duke of gloucester and the duchess at the warrnambool botanical gardens.
Purchased for the household by Mary Taffe in the 1950s.
An example of the use of crafted objects for household use before the introduction of lightweight mass produced plastics.
Oval shaped cane Laundry/washing basket with two handles c. 1950. These baskets were produced from the 19th century until the 1950s when other materials e.g. plastic replaced them. This style of washing basket was commonly used by families until the introduction of cheap plastic baskets.
Small 28 page stitch bound booklet in home made cardboard binding. Front cover with greenblack and white print. There are 28 pages of 91 black & white illustrated crochet edge patterns with 6 colour plate advertising pages for Myart inside the cover pages and on back cover..
"---chet Edges" written in ink on torn paper cover (assuming the first letters were Cro).
Printed with Instructions for use and retailer's details: With Compliments from Alf. C. White Tailor and Mercer 423 Sturt St. BALLARAT. Verso has no printing.
Nineteen page promotional booklet for Mc Dougal and Chisolm Ballarat c. 1953.
Bookplate in book from Fawthrop collection of maritime works. Captain James Fawthrop was presented with a gold medal for his leadership and seamanship in captaining the rescue lifeboat from Portland in the rescue of survivors of the Admella in 1859. His bookplate carries the image of the medal.
Cardinal O'Connor was Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston when this medal was created by Ohlfsen in 1911.
This medal was created by Ballarat born sculptor Dora Olhfsen. Ohlfsen lived and worked in Roma at the time and this medallion was created for Archbishop, Cardinal O'Connell of Boston on his achieving the cardinal's hat in 1911. Ohlfsen was born in Ballarat in 1869 and served as a nurse in Italy in World War I later sculpting the Anzac medallion to raise funds for returned soldiers.
19th century iron and nickel plated brass bed formerly in the Catholic Bishop's Palace Ballarat. Originally purchased for the palace in the 1870s and bought at auction to replace similar bedstead that was broken at Hymettus.
A recorded piece with history of only two owners marketed from Ballarat manufacturer and retailer Tunbridge & Sons.
Small book press with rectangular pressing surface driven by worm wheel thread and turning handle. This press is still used in the Hymettus library for book repairs.
ballarat, books, book repair, covers, hymettus cottage, library.
Hat badge of Michael Taffe, 6 RVR at the Victoria St Barracks Melbourne in 1971. The 6th Battalion Royal Victoria Regiment was a militia (Citizens Military Forces) regiment formed in 1965 from what was earlier the Royal Melbourne Regiment.
royal melbourne regiment, 6rvr, hat badge, victoria street, melbourne, taffe,
The King's Cup is a perpetual trophy awarded to the winning state crew for the Australian eight oar championship, the final race of the annual national regatta held since 1878. The cup was originally awarded by the king to the winning crew of a race held between crews from the allied armies of the the First World at the Henley Regatta, UK in July 1919 and won by the AIF No 1 crew. In 1921 following requests from the Australian Rowing Association King George V decreed that the trophy be awarded as a perpetual trophy to the winning crew. The King's Cup has been rowed on the Olympic course at Ballarat's Lake Wendouree twice, in 1956 and 1962.
Official envelope from the City of Ballaarat used to welcome visitors to Ballarat for the XVIth Olympic Games events held in the city in 1956. This envelope contained event tickets and promotional material for visitors to Ballarat for the Olympic Games. This was the first time the Olympic Games had been held in Australia and the rowing and canoeing events were conducted on Lake Wendouree at Ballarat from November 23rd to December 1st 1956.
A twin pack of Gordon quality playing cards made in Australia in the 1930s.
Sticker on bottom of case with M. Fogarty in ink.
Railway Station staff were an important part of the social structure of both the railway and wider communities in the 1920s. Here Michael Taffe (1) is pictured with other staff members in front of the arches at the Ballarat West Railway Station.
On back of mounting board, Mick Taffe, Middle, Head Porter.
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