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Certificate - Citation, Order of the British Empire, Civil Division, Prue Acton, Framed, 1981 Object Reg. No: SH 942225

Summary:
This citation was issued to the donor (referred to as `Miss Prudence Leigh Acton [Mrs Treloar]') to signify her appointment as an Officer in the Civil Division of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) The accompanying signed royal citation is still with the donor.
Description:
Cream paper award framed under glass with cream border and cream-coloured wooden frame. Paper features blue coat-of-arms and typed text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 48.00 cm (Height), 39.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: awards, clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: Blue printed on cream paper: GOVENOR GENERAL / [Australian Coat-of- arms] / COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA"

Black typed: HONOURS AND AWARDS / 31 DECEMBER 1981 / [extensive text relating to OBE]
Awarded By: Commonwealth of Australia, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Awarded To: Prue Acton, Australia, 1981
References: RMIT Collection

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