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Mug - Women on Farms Gathering, Glenormiston, 1994 Object Reg. No: HT 10046

Summary:
White ceramic mug given to participants at the Glenormiston Women on Farms Gathering in 1994. It is an example of the creative presentation of issues affecting rural women at the Gatherings.

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:
White ceramic mug, 'Women on Farms Gathering, Glenormiston 1994'. Bonlac logo in blue on the front and Glenormiston 1994 logo in black on the back. The base shows name of C.R. Hose Glassware Pty. Ltd., designers & decorators, Melbourne. Blank mug made in China.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Jennifer Jackson, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10.00 cm (Height), 11.00 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, 1994 Glenormiston WoFG
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Text: 'BONLAC/FOODS'
'GLENORMISTON 1994/WOMEN ON FARMS/GATHERING'
Creator: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Australia, 1994
Place & Date Used: Glenormiston, Victoria, Australia, 18 Feb 1994-20 Feb 1994

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