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Title: Pearlshell and silver paperknife
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Storage location: Western Australian Museum collection (sort key: CH1970.972)
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License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Related people: William Shakespeare Hall Helen Margaret Wilson (née Hall)
Related places: Cossack
Keywords: pearling
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Display at Albany Museum

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Paperknife and child's cutlery set

These pearlshell pieces originate from Cossack, one of the earliest ports and pearling areas in the northwest of WA. They were donated by the family of William Shakespeare Hall, master pearler at Cossack, Western Australia.

Western Australian Museum collection. Cutlery set, circa 1920, donated by Mrs Constance Berryman; CH1970.642 Pearlshell and silver paperknife, circa 1870, donated by Mrs H Hall; CH1970.972