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Medallion - Advance Australia Award, Prue Acton, 1980 Reg. No: SH 942247
- This trophy was probably awarded to the donor in 1980 by the Advance Australia Awards in recognition of her contribution to Fashion (along with the trophy in the Museum's collection SH 942239.) According to a related newspaper article, it was awarded for her "outstanding contribution to the advancement and enrichment of Australia, its people and way of life."
- Metal medallian in clear perspex mount. Medallion features Advance Australia logo.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||9.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 9.50 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Engraved into face of medallion around circumference: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA AWARD (The Advance Australia logo is in the centre of the medallion.)
Engraved into reverse of medallion: FOR OUTSTANDING/ CONTRIBUTION/ PRUE ACTON/ FASHION
|Awarded By:||Advance Australia, Australia, 1980|
|Awarded To:||Prue Acton, Australia, 1980|