Bowling bag with balls (4) and personal effects (5), fibreboard / cardboard / metal / cloth / wood / plastic, Voyager Travel Goods / Henselite, Australia, 1980-2000.
This brown bowling bag has Esther Owens name on it, inside are 4 Henselite bowling balls, a folded plastic raincoat, white gloves, a green purse and white purse. There is also a tube of 'Belts Bowlers Grip, bowlers friend'.
Bag: bowling bag with flip open lid made of brown fibreboard with metal locks at front, a brown plastic handle and metal trim around the case and lid. The inside is lined with beige, orange and black checked paper.
Ball holder: moulded black plastic bowling ball holder that fits into base of bag.
Bowling balls: four identical bowling balls made of dark brown plastic.
Gloves: pair of womens machine knitted gloves made of white polyester yarn.
Note book holder with pen: square note book holder made of white plastic woven work. There is a large pocket for a note book and a a narrow pocket containing a small gold metal ball point pen. The pen has a a short length of chain at the top with a broken 'F' hanging off the end.
Tube of bowler's grip: metal tube with black plastic top containing Bett's Bowl Grip.
Purse: large purse made of dirty pale green damask with metal closure and metal zipper along the bottom. The purse is lined with pale pink plastic. The purse contains a small green damask coin purse, two small sticks of white chalk, two locker keys on a red plastic cord, a safety pin, an Australian penny and a length of cord wrapped around a cream plastic spool.
Raincoat: womens hip length raincoat made of off-white nylon. The coat has a turn-down collar, long sleeves, air holes at the the under arms, two patch pockets at front hip and adjustable tabs at the back waist. The centre front opening fastens with a nylon zipper. The raincoat is machine sewn and unlined.
Bag: on front on black Dymo tape 'ESTHER OWEN 337.2927', makers plate 'Voyager'. Paper sticker on inside 'FIBRE BOARD/SOLELY USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF THIS ARTICLE/VOYAGER/TRAVEL GOODS/SIZE/MANUFACTURED BY/PALMER & DOUGLASS PTY. LTD./BRISBANE. QLD.'.
Bowling balls: 'Henselite/4 3/4 /CHAMPIONSHIP'.
Tube of bowler's grip: 'Bett's/BOWL GRIP/20gr/BOWLERS PAL/CRT, NEWTOWN, GEELONG, 32..'.
Raincoat: 'THE ALL PURPOSE. ALL WEATHER COAT/Driclad/AUSTRALIAN MADE', inscribed 'E. OWEN'.