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Banner - Operative Painters & Decorators of Australasia, South Australian Branch Object Reg. No: HT 11128

Summary:
Painted canvas banner created for the Operative Painters & Decorators of Australasia, South Australian Branch.
Description:
Canvas banner, painted on recto with text and a central image of justice blindfolded with scales in her felt hand and a sword in her right hand. On either side of her are two scenes: to the left an image of sailing yachts, on the right a man and woman playing outdoors. Intertwined '888' in the two lower corners. The whole banner is framed with a border of brown silk stitched along each edge. There is a rod across the top edge.
Acquisition Information:
Purchase (Probable) from Unknown
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 368 cm (Height), 386 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: banners, painters decorators, trade unions, making history - eight hour day
Themes this item is part of: 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, Trade Union Movement in Australia
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Building & Construction
Tertiary Classification: banners
Inscriptions: Painted on recto: OPERATIVE/ PAINTERS & DECORATORS/ OF AUSTRALASIA/ JUSTICE
Issued By: Operative Painters & Decorators of Australasia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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