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Handkerchief - Silk, Victorian Centenary, 1934 Object Reg. No: SH 880344

Summary:
This cream silk handkerchief with painted decoration was a souvenir manufactured for the celebration of the centenary of European settlement of Victoria in 1934. It features the Victorian coat of arms and is still in its original cellophane wrapping.
Description:
Painted, cream silk handkerchief with scalloped edge outlined with gold paint. One corner contains words and a representation of the Victorian coat-of-arms. Painted in yellow, green, blue, red, brown, pink and gold.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Hazel Harrop, 1988
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 29.00 cm (Height), 28.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, melbourne centenary 1935, souvenirs, victoria centenary 1934-1935
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Painted below image: VICTORIA/ 1834 CENTENARY 1934
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date of Event: Victorian Centenary, Victoria, Australia, 1934

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