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Postcard - Melbourne Workers Theatre, 'We Built This City', 2006 Image Reg. No: MM 97623

Postcard issued by Melbourne Workers Theatre for 'We Built This City', a theatre performance held at Scienceworks between 26 April and 6 May 2006. The play was organised by Donna Jackson (writer and director), Mark Seymour (composer and rock band leader), Mark Grunden (community music director), Andrea James (associate director), Phil Lethlean (lighting designer), Malcolm McKinnon (film-maker and media artist) and Kristie Walker (production manager).

The performance was part of a program of events held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Eight Hour Day.
Printed postcard, orange and black text and image on white background on front, text and map on back.
Description Of Content:
Postcard issued by Melbourne Workers Theatre for 'We Built This City', theatre performance at Scienceworks, 26 April - 6 May 2006.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Dr Richard Gillespie - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 148 mm (Width), 105 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: trade unions, 8 hours day celebrations, 8 hours day movement, performers, workers rights, making history - eight hour day
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Eight Hour Day
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Inscriptions: 'Melbourne Workers Theatre presents/WE BUILT THIS CITY/A roving rock performance feautruing Mary Seymour, a cast of workers, the Trades Union Choir and some very heavy machinery'
Format: Postcard: Colour; See Dimensions
Organiser of Event: Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC), Victoria, Australia, 2006
Organiser of Event: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2006
Place & Date of Event: Museum Victoria Scienceworks, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 2006
References: Celebrate 888: Report on the Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Eight Hour Day, 2006, Museum Victoria, 2006

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