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Banner - Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Blacksmiths, Fitters, Patternmakers, Turners & Machinists, Ballarat Branch, 1890 Object Reg. No: HT 8441

Summary:
This canvas banner was painted in 1890 by Kift & Smith for the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Blacksmiths, Fitters, Patternmakers, Turners & Machinists, Ballarat Branch.
It was included on the Victorian Heritage Register on 8 December 2005, Heritage Register Number H2086.
Description:
Side A: Landscape setting with locomotive on left, stationary engine on right and central shield with Canada (red ensign), Australian and USA flags. Painted decorative vertical side borders, 165 mm wide.
Signed lower right hand corner.
Side B: Undecorated painted surface with painted border
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union, 1998
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 2450 mm (Height), 2770 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: banners, metalworking, trade unions, trades, making history - eight hour day
Themes this item is part of: Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Ballarat, Banner, Victorian Trade Union Banners: a proud tradition - Origins, Victorian Trade Union Banners: a proud tradition - Imagery, Victorian Trade Union Banners: a proud tradition - The Banners, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Engineering
Tertiary Classification: banners
Inscriptions: Painted Side A: BALLARAT BRANCH / AMALGAMATED SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS / BLACKSMITHS,/ FITTERS,PATTERNMAKERS TURNERS & MACHINISTS/ UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL/ Kift& Smith/ 16 Sturt St
Artist: Kift & Smith, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Commissioned By: Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Blacksmiths, Fitters, Patternmakers, Turners & Machinists, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1890

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