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10007-7 Didactic display label, pearl shell label, paper, maker unknown, Sydney, Australia, 1875-1885. Click to enlarge.

Label for didactic display of pearl shell manufacture.

Made
  • 1875-1885
Rectangular cardboard label used as part of the didactic display of pearl shell manufacture.

Summary

Object No.

10007-7

Object Statement

Didactic display label, pearl shell label, paper, maker unknown, Sydney, Australia, 1875-1885

Physical Description

Rectangular cardboard label used as part of the didactic display of pearl shell manufacture.

Marks

Black text across the label reads 'The Manufacture of / PEARL BUTTONS/ from Australian Pearl Shell, / as carried on in Sydney/ in 1885./ Presented by Mrs. J. Fagan, Sydney.'

Dimensions

Height

50 mm

Production

Made

  • 1875-1885

History

Notes

Part of didactic display used to illustrate the manufacture of pearl buttons from Australian pearl shell, as occurred in Sydney between 1875 and1885.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Label for didactic display of pearl shell manufacture. 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 March 2021, <https://ma.as/21>

Wikipedia

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This object is currently on display in Technology & Innovation at the Museums Discovery Centre.