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Hutchinson Camp carved model of a joinery plane

Date made: 1940-1944

Maker: unknown

Description: A miniature handmade model of a joiner's hand plane, made by an internee, prisoner in Hutchinson Camp for the donor's father, Thomas (Tommy) Johnston, a guard at Hutchinson Camp from 1941 onwards (originally he spent first six months at Mooragh Camp c.1940). The model has a small (sharp) metal blade in it to act as plane iron.

Measurements: overall: 3.7 cm x 6.8 cm x 1.8 cm

Materials: metal: iron, wood

Object name: carved model

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2010-0038



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