Infant's high chair made in Victoria circa 1886-87.

A note with the donation indicates that it 'Originally belonged to Florence Vivian Prentice (nee Hems) - Mr Haysom's mother-in-law [Mr Haysom was the donor.] Chair used c. 1886-7 and subsequently by Mrs Mabel Haysom c. 1912, and later used by the Haysom children during the 1940s.' It was used in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

Pale blue painted wooden high chair with maker's stamp underneath (not legible). Two dowelling nails at back look like recent alterations. Painted pale blue now chipped. Has a wooden spoon attached, obviously used as a play thing. Chair collapses down to push along chair. Has wheels back and front.

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