Waistcoat button, metal/photograph, [Australia], c. 1902

Made in Australia, Oceania, c 1902.

Waistcoat button, [Australia], c. 1902. Round brass button with a loop shank and convex clear glass front. A tinted photograph of a collie dog (see Used Notes) behind the glass.

Summary

Object No.

92/1275

Physical Description

Waistcoat button, [Australia], c. 1902. Round brass button with a loop shank and convex clear glass front. A tinted photograph of a collie dog (see Used Notes) behind the glass.

Dimensions

Height

9 mm

Production

Notes

J. T. Coffill published Henry Lawson's "Coronation Ode" to Edward VII in 1902.

made

c 1902

History

Notes

The button was worn by J. T. Coffill, grandfather of donor Virtie Coffill (now Mrs Crome), and publisher of Henry Lawson's "Coronation Ode" to Edward VII. The dog pictured on the button was J. T. Coffill's favourite Collie.
J. T. Coffill published Henry Lawson's "Coronation Ode" to Edward VII in 1902.

Used

Coffill, J T C. 1902

Source

Credit Line

E A & V I Crome Collection, 1992

Acquisition Date

13 July, 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Waistcoat button, metal/photograph, [Australia], c. 1902 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 January 2018, <https://ma.as/120188>

Wikipedia

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