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Casein button and packaging

    Buttons, casein formaldehyde, made by General Plastics Ltd, Sydney, from rennet produced at Taree, New South Wales, Australia, 1944

    Sample of first rennet casein produced in N.S.W. (SB).

    An envelope with the handwritten annotation: 'Buttons made from NSW rennet casein' and additional note originally stuck on it with the handwritten annotation: 'Rennet casein produced at Taree October 1944'. Handwritten annotation on the card with 17 plain buttons: '2 sent to Plastics Advisory Com[mittee]'.

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    Summary

    Object No.

    H4662-1

    Object Statement

    Button (1 of 25), part of casein button collection, casein formaldehyde / paper, made by General Plastics Ltd, Sydney, from rennet produced at Taree, New South Wales, Australia, 1944

    Physical Description

    Buttons, casein formaldehyde, made by General Plastics Ltd, Sydney, from rennet produced at Taree, New South Wales, Australia, 1944

    Sample of first rennet casein produced in N.S.W. (SB).

    An envelope with the handwritten annotation: 'Buttons made from NSW rennet casein' and additional note originally stuck on it with the handwritten annotation: 'Rennet casein produced at Taree October 1944'. Handwritten annotation on the card with 17 plain buttons: '2 sent to Plastics Advisory Com[mittee]'.

    Two cards with buttons sewn on, one with 17 plain cream buttons (of 24 originally on the card) and the other with 7 larger decorated buttons (of 12 originally on the card). These have been re-registered ('source unknown') as 85/2528 and 85/2527 respectively but are highly likely to have been the buttons that were in the envelope.

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    Casein button and packaging 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 31 January 2023, <https://ma.as/659739>

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