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2008/231/1-29 Money box and key, part of collection, 'W.C.T.U. Honour Box'., wood / metal, various makers, used by the Womans Christian Temperance Union of New South Wales, Australia, 1930. Click to enlarge.

Money box used by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of New South Wales

Made
Money box and key, 'WCTU Honour Box'., wood / metal. part of material relating to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of New South Wales, Australia, 1930

A box of stained timber, with a hinged lid. A money slot has been cut in the top and is surrounded by a metal plaque with the works 'W.C.T.U./ HONOUR BOX'. A small shield shaped metal plaque has been nailed to the top at the corner and is engraved 'WILLARD / 1930'

Summary

Object No.

2008/231/1-29

Object Statement

Money box and key, part of collection, 'W.C.T.U. Honour Box'., wood / metal, various makers, used by the Womans Christian Temperance Union of New South Wales, Australia, 1930

Physical Description

Money box and key, 'WCTU Honour Box'., wood / metal. part of material relating to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of New South Wales, Australia, 1930

A box of stained timber, with a hinged lid. A money slot has been cut in the top and is surrounded by a metal plaque with the works 'W.C.T.U./ HONOUR BOX'. A small shield shaped metal plaque has been nailed to the top at the corner and is engraved 'WILLARD / 1930'

Marks

The lock of the box is stamped with the words 'SECUR (illeg.) / LEVER / ROSS'

Dimensions

Height

95 mm

Width

160 mm

Depth

115 mm

Production

Cite this Object

Harvard

Money box used by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of New South Wales 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 October 2021, <https://ma.as/422091>

Wikipedia

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