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Flag - Melbourne's Moomba Festival, 1950s Object Reg. No: SH 950038

Summary:
This flag was produced in the late 1950s as a sounvenir of the annual Moomba Festival in Melbourne.
Description:
Small triangular flag, made for use in the public processions and celebrations relating to the Moomba Festival in Melbourne. The flag, on a wooden stick, is printed in gold lettering on a black background. There is a gold border around the flag. It would have been made as a souvenir of the festival, and sold by vendors along the route of the Moomba procession, and at other events. The two o's in Moomba on the flag have been made to look like the faces of clowns; and the flag is decorated with a boomerang and two stars.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Reason, 1995
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 40.00 cm (Height), 45.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: civic mementoes, festivals, moomba festival, souvenirs
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Moomba Festival
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Moomba
Tertiary Classification: flags
Inscriptions: Printed on front: Melbourne's/ Moomba souvenir/ Festival.
Issued By: Melbourne Moomba Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1955-1960

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