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824702
  • Title
    Series 08: May Gibbs relics, 1900-1969
  • Call number
    R 656/Item v
    R 680
    R 681
    R 683
    Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 35 - applies to R 656/Item v
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1900-1969
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    824702
  • Physical Description
    1 medallion - silver - 6.5 x 5.0 cm
    1 bell - metal - 6.0 x 5.0 cm
    2 figures - plasticine - 6.2 x 4.2 cm
    Printing blocks and flong - wood, metal and papier mache
    6 handkerchiefs - cotton - 23.2 x 23.6 cm
    12 leaves
    1 plant component (bark)
  • Scope and Content
    Item 01
    May Gibbs relics, 1900-1969 : Badge of MBE awarded to May Gibbs in 1955
    R 656/Item u (see separate catalogue record for further information).

    R 656/Item v
    Bell, probably a cow bell, no date.

    R 680
    2 Plasticine figurines, probably made by May Gibbs.

    R 681
    Printing blocks and flong for one of the Bib and Bub stories.

    Item 05: May Gibbs relics, 1900-1969 printed cotton handkerchiefs depicting May Gibbs’ characters
    R 682 (see separate catalogue record for further information).

    R 683
    12 Gum leaves and 1 piece of bark, probably used as models for bookmarks (various sizes).
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    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
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