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Mug - Women on Farms Gathering, Macedon Ranges (Kyneton), 2002 Object Reg. No: HT 9431

Summary:
Mug given to each participant of the 2002 Macedon Ranges (Kyneton) Women on Farms Gathering in their Gathering Bag on registration.

The mug is a very practical recurring ritual of the Gatherings, whereby each participant is given a mug and must then use it for all catering events over the weekend, thus eliminating the need to hire extra crockery and someone to wash-up. It is also a souvenir to take home, reminding the participant of the Gathering weekend.
Description:
Black ceramic mug with handle stamped on one side with State Government Victoria logo and 'Department of Natural Resources and Environment' and 'Rural Women's Network Victoria'. The other side has 'Macedon Ranges Women on Farms Gathering 2002 Kyneton' and the triangle logo of the Gathering.
Statement Of Significance:
These items were given to all participants at the Macedon Ranges Women on Farms Gathering, and continue the tradition of providing practical 'souvenirs' for participants.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Bronwyn Wilson, 2005
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 9.40 cm (Height), 12.00 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: politics, agriculture, rural life, gender issues, globalisation, work, women on farms gatherings
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, 2002 Macedon Ranges (Kyneton) WoFG
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Text: 'Macedon Ranges/Women on Farms Gathering/2002'
Creator: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Victoria, Australia, 2002
Place & Date Used: Kyneton, Victoria, Australia, 12 Apr 2002-14 Apr 2002
Sponsor: Rural Women's Network Department for Victorian Rural Communities, Victoria, Australia, 2002

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