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Sticker - Women on Farms Gathering, Hamilton, 2006 Document Reg. No: HT 19754

Summary:
Promotional sticker commissioned by the organising committee of the 2006 Hamilton Women on Farm Gathering. The stickers were used in the lead up to the gathering to promote the event and also distributed to participants at registration.
Description:
Blue and white sticker printed with blue logo and text.
Statement Of Significance:
The Hamilton Gathering was held on the weekend of 19th May - 21 May 2006 and was themed, 'Hat's off to Rural Women'. The sticker features the logo for Hamilton's Gathering, which consists of four different hats. According to the Hamilton Gathering Program, 'our four-hat theme was chosen to reflect the diversity of women's contributions to rural and regional life.' The Akubra hat was chosen to represent the 'classic country', the academic hat 'symbolises our continued desire for lifelong education', the construction hat celebrates the Gathering's focus on the farm and workplace and the fashion hat 'represents the fun that can be had living in rural Victoria.'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Liza Dale-Hallett - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2007
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 180 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: hats, agriculture, rural life, gender issues, work, conferences, rural women, women on farms gatherings, stickers, agricultural farming organisations
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, 2006 Hamilton WoFG
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed in blue ink, front: "Hats Off to Rural Women / Hamilton 2006 / Victorian Women On Farms Inc. / 2006 Gathering in Hamilton".
Place & Date of Event: Hamilton, Victoria, Australia, 2006
Creator: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Hamilton, Victoria, Australia, 2006

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