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

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.
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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