Cradle; c.1870; 2005.0489

Name/Title

Cradle

About this object

Babies cradle

Maker Role

Mr. Alan McDonald - Farmer Totara Flat

Date Made

c.1870

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Wood, pine

Measurements

670 x 418 x 88 (HWL)

Subject and Association Description

Wooden babies cradle with cushion. Made by Alan McDonald who emigrated from Ireland to Totara Flat (Grey Valley) in the 1870s. The pine was painted to look like oak and the cradle was used for all of McDonald's eight children.

Collection

Shantytown Collection

Credit Line

McDonald Family

Object Type

Cradle

Object number

2005.0489

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
bed
brown
children
Cradle
furniture
sleeping

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