Leather suitcase used by Patricia Thomson, c.1950s-1960s

Object Type
Personal effects/Travel and leather goods/Case
Date Used
1950s-1960s
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Brief Description
Rectangular brown leather suitcase. Lid of case has two parallel strips of tape in the centre, one green and one yellow. Fastened by three clasps at front of case. White sticker reading '134' in large font is attached to front edge of case lid. Corners of case reinforced and protected with metal. Some small 'duck' souvenirs are attached to the top left hand corner of the inside of the lid, along with two small comic strip sized photos of Victor Trumper. Sticker on right of inside of lid reads 'SURREY COUNTY CRICKET CLUB,/KENNINGTON OVAL,/S.E.11.' Yellow Post-It note attached to bottom centre of inside of lid reads 'DONATED BY/PATRICIA THOMSON'. Star Travel Goods sticker in centre of inside of lid. There is a loose metal bolt in the bottom of the case. Case has lining of patterned paper.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 150 W: 918 D: 360mm (H: 5 7/8 W: 36 1/8 D: 14 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1950s-1960s
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16713.28
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Cricket Australia

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