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On the first day of Christmas

Traditionally the 12 days of Christmas start on December 26th. To celebrate we are going to bring you some of our collection objects each day. May Christmas and the New Year bring all of our readers the best of times.

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a partridge in a pear tree.

Partridge feathers
Collection: Powerhouse Museum

Pheasant feathers, Black Argus Pheasant, Himalayan Mountains, India, 1881-1882

Wooden chair
Collection: Powerhouse Museum

Chair,`The Pear Chair’, tawa wood / Tasmanian blackwood / suede leather, designed by Steven Hall, Circles Design Pty Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1982

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