Scott family - realia, being mainly racing purses, ca. 1837-1920

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Scott family - realia, being mainly racing purses, ca. 1837-1920

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R 697

Record identifier

9WZMr8qY

Scott family - realia, being mainly racing purses, ca. 1837-1920

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Scott family - realia, being mainly racing purses, ca. 1837-1920

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Scott family - realia, being mainly racing purses, ca. 1837-1920

Date

ca. 1837, 1842-1846, 1900-1920

Call Numbers

R 697

Record Identifier

9WZMr8qY

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Objects - 22.6 x 14 cm. or smaller - 7 items
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Contents

a. Ribbon, cream coloured with image of wattle flowers and printed text, "With Horden Bros. / Compliments / Wattle Day", ca. 1900-1920
b. Racing Purse, drawstring, made of cotton, bristol board, and cardboard. The main section of the purse is crocheted gold-brown coloured cotton with a tassel fringe attached to the outside edge. Embroidered onto...

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Scott family - realia, being mainly racing purses, ca. 1837-1920

NOTES

General note

Each purse has a handwritten label that states they were "lent by R. Scott".
Nos. (b) and (e) have stickers with "214" in black letters.
No.(c) was embrodiered by Miss Gore.
No (d). An accomapanying note dates the purse at 1846.

Digital order no:Album ID : 823772

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Hearth and home : women's decorative arts and crafts 1800-1930

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Administrative / Biographical history

Helenus Scott and his brother Robert bred race horses on their property at Glendon, throughout the 1830's and 1840's. The winner's prize money for a horse race was kept in a purse that was embroidered by women. -- Reference: Hearth and home : women's decorative arts and crafts 1800-1930 / Ann Toy ... [et al.], Glebe, N.S.W. : Historic Houses Trust...

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R 697

Record Identifier

9WZMr8qY

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442089

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