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Poster - Australians All, Office of Multicultural Affairs, circa 2002 Document Reg. No: HT 19695

Summary:
Poster promoting multiculturalism, issued by Office of Multicultural Affairs circa 2002. The poster was purchased at a stall at Victorian Forests Anti-Logging Rally, Batman Park, Saturday 18 May, 2002. The poster uses the image of a recognizable Australian animal, the kangaroo, depicted in thirteen different artistic styles to express the idea of multiculturalism.
Description:
A2 format printed colour poster depicting a kangaroo motif illustrated in thirteen different artistic styles in a grid arrangement. The bottom right hand corner includes the title of the poster printed in black ink, and contact details and logo for the Office of Multicultural Affairs printed in smaller font below.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Dr Moya McFadzean - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 420 mm (Height), 595 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: cultural identity, national identity, kangaroos, ethnic groups, immigration ethnic affairs, native animals
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Objects & Cultural Stereotypes in Museum Victoria Collections
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: protest materials
Inscriptions: Printed on front, black ink 'Australians All / Office of / Multicultural / Affairs / For information telephone (062) 71 5111'.
Issued By: Office of Multicultural Affairs, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, circa 2002
Place & Date Purchased: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 2002

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