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H5052-1 Button sample card (1 of 17), part of collection, casein / cardboard / textile, made by General Plastics Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1950. Click to enlarge.

Button sample card

Made
Buttons (8), mounted on card, casein turned & milled, General Plastics Limited. Card marked, "Article 3834 / Size 36 45". The buttons are labelled with their colour/dyelot? numbers: 1171, two buttons mounted on fabric, mounted on card, this section cut out from the main card, with "86/1577-2" on the back in black pen. The other buttons are mounted directly on the main card: 9, 555, 4009, 3251, 3913, 694.

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Summary

Object No.

H5052-1

Object Statement

Button sample card (1 of 17), part of collection, casein / cardboard / textile, made by General Plastics Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1950

Physical Description

Buttons (8), mounted on card, casein turned & milled, General Plastics Limited. Card marked, "Article 3834 / Size 36 45". The buttons are labelled with their colour/dyelot? numbers: 1171, two buttons mounted on fabric, mounted on card, this section cut out from the main card, with "86/1577-2" on the back in black pen. The other buttons are mounted directly on the main card: 9, 555, 4009, 3251, 3913, 694.

Marks

Recto, on card, 'Article 3834 / SIZE 36 45'
Verso, handwritten, 'Casein / turned + milled'

Production

Notes

Made by General Plastics Limited

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Button sample card 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 January 2023, <https://ma.as/241721>

Wikipedia

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