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H5052-9 Button sample card (1 of 17), part of collection, casein / metal / cardboard / textile, made by General Plastics Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1950. Click to enlarge.

Casein buttons mounted on card

Made
Buttons (9), mounted on card, casein, cast metal insert, General Plastics Limited. Two sets of three buttons mounted on fabric, mounted on card, cut out from the main card, one with "85/2517-[?]" written on the back in pencil, the other three buttons physically marked 85/2517-4:6. Four buttons were mounted directly on the main card, one is missing.

This object is part of

Summary

Object No.

H5052-9

Object Statement

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

Physical Description

Buttons (9), mounted on card, casein, cast metal insert, General Plastics Limited. Two sets of three buttons mounted on fabric, mounted on card, cut out from the main card, one with "85/2517-[?]" written on the back in pencil, the other three buttons physically marked 85/2517-4:6. Four buttons were mounted directly on the main card, one is missing.

Marks

Recto, on card, 'GENERAL PLASTIC LIMITED'

Production

Notes

Made by General Plastics Limited

Cite this Object

Harvard

Casein buttons mounted on card 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 January 2023, <https://ma.as/241737>

Wikipedia

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