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Trophy - Special Citation, David Jones Awards for Fashion Excellence, Prue Acton, 1978 Object Reg. No: SH 942245

Summary:
This trophy was awarded to the donor in 1978 by Sydney department store David Jones as a special citation for Designer P.M. (clothing) as part of their Awards for Fashion Excellence.

David Jones stores were not present in Melbourne at the time of this award.
Description:
Bronze figurine with facial feature mounted on wooden block. A brass plaque inscribed is attached to the front of the block. At the back is a brass plaque with the sculptor's name and details.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 32.00 cm (Height), 8.00 cm (Width), 9.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, retailing, women s clothing, making history - prue acton, innovation design
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 brass plaque on front: DAVID JONES/ AWARD FOR/ FASHION EXCELLENCE/ 1978/ A SPECIAL CITATION FOR/ DESIGNER P.M./ TO PRUE ACTON

On brass plaque: HEAD & FIGURE/SERIES II/NOEL GRAY/1978 7/10.
Artist: Noel Gray, 1978
Awarded By: David Jones Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1978
Awarded To: Prue Acton, Australia, 1978
References: RMIT Collection

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