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96/342/2 Shoes, pair, woman's, rubber, [Barnet Glass], Australia, c1920. Click to enlarge.

Shoes, pair, woman’s, rubber, [Barnet Glass], Australia, c1920

Made by in Australia, Oceania, c1920.

Shoes, pair, woman’s, orange rubber, [Barnet Glass], Australia, c1920. Pair of womens beach shoes, moulded construction, rounded toe, no heel. Shoes consist of flexible orange rubber bearing a textured wave pattern and moulded in one piece. Decorated with an applied orange and cream flower on the side of the vamp and cream trim around edges. Cream toe cap. Circular void cut out from top of vamp. Unlined. Sole of cream rubber.
(-1) left shoe
(-2) right shoe

Summary

Object No.

96/342/2

Object Statement

Shoes, pair, woman's, rubber, [Barnet Glass], Australia, c1920

Physical Description

Shoes, pair, woman's, orange rubber, [Barnet Glass], Australia, c1920. Pair of womens beach shoes, moulded construction, rounded toe, no heel. Shoes consist of flexible orange rubber bearing a textured wave pattern and moulded in one piece. Decorated with an applied orange and cream flower on the side of the vamp and cream trim around edges. Cream toe cap. Circular void cut out from top of vamp. Unlined. Sole of cream rubber.
(-1) left shoe
(-2) right shoe

Marks

None

Dimensions

Width

80 mm

Production

Made

Australia, Oceania c1920

Notes

There is no marking on these shoes to indicate maker. The other pair of shoes acquired with these were made by Barnet Glass, however we have no evidence that they are by the same manufacturer.

History

Notes

worn by Minnie Thompson, aunt of Michael McCredie (donor's husband). Note on REC 7636 says b. 1880...."she was unmarried and worked as the principal of Stanmore Girls Home until she was 60+. Then moved to Leura, where she bought a house that her father had previously owned. ...thinks the shoes would have been worn in Sydney"

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs Sue McCredie

Acquisition Date

3 October 1996

Cite this Object

Harvard

Shoes, pair, woman's, rubber, [Barnet Glass], Australia, c1920 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 November 2019, <https://ma.as/152958>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/152958 |title=Shoes, pair, woman's, rubber, [Barnet Glass], Australia, c1920 |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=21 November 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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