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

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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

9 mm

Production

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

History

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.
Coffill, J T C. 1902

Source

E A & V I Crome Collection, 1992
13 July, 1992

Cite this Object

Waistcoat button, metal/photograph, [Australia], c. 1902 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 October 2017, <https://ma.as/120188>
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