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Advertisement - House to Share With One Other, 1991-1992 Document Reg. No: SH 931412

Summary:
Advertisement that was part of a collection of posters and ephemera displayed on the walls of Mario's Cafe, 303 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, between December 1991 and Easter 1992. The collection was removed when the wall was repainted and renovated. Posters were put up with tape and 'Blu-tack'; some damage to some items resulted when these were removed. The collection, including repeats, is essentially as it was when removed (cigarette smoke included).

Donor's letter reads 'Mario's Cafe in Brunswick Street, Fitzroy is one of the very popular 'cool' places to be. It accumulates on its walls an extraordinary plethora of posters and ephemera. This accumulation of material is normally destroyed, ...'
Description:
Black scrap of paper. Silver hand written text advertising space to rent.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Hinds, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.00 cm (Height), 11.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: housing, advertising, accommodation, lesbian gay, making history - gay lesbian collection
Themes this item is part of: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, Museum Victoria, 2005-2006, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Café & Pub Culture
Tertiary Classification: wall notices - shared living
Inscriptions: silver hand written text: 29/2/92/HOUSE TO SHARE WITH/ONE OTHER/ SCOTCHMER ST NTH FITZROY/$325/MONTH + EXPENSES/ME:25,MALE,SMOKER,GOOD COOK/ MUSICIAN, GAY, STUDENT, WORKER/YOU: ABLE TO SHARE HOUSE AND THE ABOVE/ Ph.489 6889 -AVAIL NOW.
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1991-1992
Place & Date Used: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 1991-1992

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