Money box ; Burnett Limited; 2018.004.i

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Black Diamond Districts Heritage Centre Inc

Name/Title

Money box

About this object

Rectangular money or cash box with hinged lid and money slot below the handle. Painted black with black gold and red rectangular band pattern on the lid. Key lock on the front. Red manufacturer monogram of St. George on horseback within a ring marked Burnett Ltd, London in on the back side of the lid above the hinge - key is attached with twine.

"BURNETT LIMITED St George LONDON" - black text around the and within the red logo on the back of the lid
"MADE IN ENGLAND." - black text on the hinge at the back.

Alice Williams nee Blinkco donated a large collection of personal effects that had belonged to her two sisters Rita and Elsie Blinkco. The collection ranges from domestic, textiles, and personal items and spans period 1908-1998. The Blinkco sisters were of a family originally from Sherbrooke (commonly known as Bulli Mountain), and who lived most of their lives in Woonona, NSW.

Maker

Burnett Limited

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

London, England

Medium and Materials

Tin metal, twine

Measurements

98 x 68 x 50 mm

Object Type

Money box

Object number

2018.004.i

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