Pair of womens roller-skates

Made in Australia, Oceania, c.1913.

Pair of womens roller-skates consisting of dark brown leather lace-up boots with pointed toes and ankle straps mounted onto metal frames with wooden wheels.

Photographic print of Miss Elsie White on roller-skates. Elsie White is standing outside a building wearing a white blouse, and long black skirt and roller-skates.

Black and white photographic print of Miss Joan White and two friends skiing in Switzerland. The women wear hats, scarves, long sleeved tops, gloves, skirts and stockings. The...

Summary

Object No.

A8375

Physical Description

Pair of womens roller-skates consisting of dark brown leather lace-up boots with pointed toes and ankle straps mounted onto metal frames with wooden wheels.

Photographic print of Miss Elsie White on roller-skates. Elsie White is standing outside a building wearing a white blouse, and long black skirt and roller-skates.

Black and white photographic print of Miss Joan White and two friends skiing in Switzerland. The women wear hats, scarves, long sleeved tops, gloves, skirts and stockings. They each hold a stock and have skis attached. In the background is a chalet and snow covered landscape. The print has a black border.

Production

Notes

The maker of the rollerskates is unknown. They were most probably made in Australia in about 1913.

The photographer of the prints is unknown.

Made

c.1913

History

Notes

The rollerskates were owned by Elsie White of Saumerez Homestead in Armidale, New South Wales. There were two roller skating rinks in Armidale at the time.

Used

White, Elsie

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Philp, 1982

Acquisition Date

25 August, 1982

Cite this Object

Harvard

Pair of womens roller-skates 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 January 2018, <https://ma.as/197118>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/197118 |title=Pair of womens roller-skates |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=23 January 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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