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Medallion - Advance Australia Award, Prue Acton, 1980 Object Reg. No: SH 942247

Summary:
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."
Description:
Metal medallian in clear perspex mount. Medallion features Advance Australia logo.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 9.50 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: 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
References: RMIT Collection

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