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T-Shirt - Bendigo Queer Film Festival, 2004 Object Reg. No: HT 11299

Black cotton T-shirt, size XL, printed with Bendigo Queer Film Festival logo. Produced as memorial merchandise by and for the Bendigo Queer Film Festival 2004.

The Bendigo Queer Film Festival was begun in 2004 by Chris Walters, in response to limited social opportunities for the GLBTI community living in the area. It was then the only queer film festival in Victoria outside the Melbourne metropolitan area. The T-shirt was left over from the inaugural festival, and is unworn.

Part of a Museum Victoria collection documenting the material culture of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities in Victoria. In 2005 the Museum joined with the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the State Library of Victoria to conducted a survey of GLBT material culture in public and private collections in Victoria. Refer Kate Davison (2006), Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Material Survey: Project Report 2006.
Black, cotton, square-shoulder sleeveTt-shirt with image printed on front: festival logo, purple, white and black.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Chris Walters, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 81.00 cm (Height), 100.50 cm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Size: XL (Extra Large)

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Tagged with: film festivals, films, rural life, sexuality, lesbian gay, making history - gay lesbian collection
Themes this item is part of: Municipality of Bendigo, Victoria, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, Museum Victoria, 2005-2006, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Male & Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: On front: .bqff/Bendigo Queer Film Festival/2004'.

Organisation Named: City of Bendigo, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 2004
References: Bendigo Queer Film Festival web site http://www.bendigoqueerfilmfestival.info

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