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826084
  • Title
    Miles Franklin personal belongings, [1870s-1950s]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    R 706
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1870-1950s
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    826084
  • Physical Description
    28 objects (bookmarks, greeting cards, handkerchief, metal printers blocks, pressed flowers, hair, business card, lock of hair) - various sizes
  • Scope and Content
    1. Embroidery enclosed with ribbon – with inscription `Tho absent not forgotten’ – 16.5 x 6 cm.
    2. Embroidery enclosed with ribbon - 7 x 35 cm.
    3. Embroidery enclosed with ribbon – with inscription `When this you see remember me’ – 7 x 23 cm.
    4. Printed bookmark with Christmas greetings – 15 x 5 cm.
    5. Leather bookmark (Kiwi totem) with inscription `Kiora from Rotarua N.Z.’ – 21.5 x 4 cm.
    6. Leather bookmark – with inscription `SMF, I am an easy mark’ - 23.5 x 3 cm.
    7. Leather bookmark – with inscription `To mother on Mother’s Day’ – 23.5 x 2.5 cm.
    8. Bark bookmark – 16 x .5 cm.
    9. Plastic bookmark, with image of kangaroo and flags imprinted at the top – 7 x 2 cm.
    10. Cord and plastic bookmark
    11. Fabric bookmark with inscription `Mizpah’ – 17 x 4 cm.
    12. Fabric bookmark with embroidery – 9 x 3.5 cm.
    13. Piece of blue ribbon
    14. Embroidery enclosed with ribbon – with inscription `A present from Sydney’ – 8 x 16.5 cm.
    15. Embroidery enclosed with ribbon – with inscription ` A gift of love’ – 7.5 x 43 cm.
    16. Fabric bookmark – with inscription and words for `The last rose of summer’ – 24.5 x 5.5 cm.
    17. Greeting card with hand watercolour of a bird – 13.5 x 9 cm.
    18. Watercolour drawing of the Yellow-tailed cockatoo – 14 x 9 cm.
    19. Greeting card with map of Australia and badge of swagman and verse – 11.5 x 9 cm.
    20. Embroidered handkerchief sent to Miles Franklin from Mary Anderson, 1945
    21. Pressed flowers
    22. Pressed fern leaf
    23. Pressed flowers
    24. Printers letters `I. Crossing’
    25. Metal printers block inscribed `Miles’
    26. Metal printers block inscribed `26 Grey Street, Carlton New South Wales
    27. Lock of long brown hair
    28. Business card of Miles Franklin
  • Source
    Pic.Acc.4698
  • Access Conditions
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