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Mug - Plastic, Women on Farms Gathering, Warragul, 1999 Object Reg. No: HT 21687

Summary:
Plastic mug used at the 1999 Warragul Women on Farms Gathering. This Gathering was a landmark event celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Women on Farms Gatherings in Victoria and a return to the location of the first gathering. The mug was distributed to participants of the Gathering upon arrival and registration, and was part of the registration show bag containing a number of flyers from sponsors and details of the weekend events and local attractions.

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:
Blue plastic mug featuring white text. Printed imagery features a cartoon of a dolphin, two children a tree, possum, farmer and cow holding hands.To the left of the handle is a clear sticker with white text.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Ms Liza Dale-Hallett - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2008
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 85 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agriculture, rural victoria, rural life, work, community groups, community organisations, gender roles, rural women, women on farms gatherings, farming information
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Printed, white text: 'Building Partnerships / Women on / Farms / 10th Annual / Gathering / 1999 / Warragul'
Place & Date of Event: Warragul, Victoria, Australia, 1999
Creator: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Warragul, Victoria, Australia, 1999

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