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Trophy - Advance Australia Award, Prue Acton, 1980 Object Reg. No: SH 942239

Summary:
This trophy was awarded to the donor in 1980 by the Advance Australia Awards in recognition of her contribution to Fashion. 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."

It was probably awarded along with the medallion in the Museum's collection (SH 942247.)
Description:
Metal sculpture consisting of metal triangular tower topped with Advance Australia logo. Base covered in green felt. Plaque on one side showing text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height), 7.00 cm (Width), 8.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: awards, clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, fred hollows, 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 plaque on side of trophy: Advance Australia Award/ Presented to/ Prue Acton/ For outstanding contribution/ in/ Fashion/ Year/ 1980
Manufacturer: Prospect Australia, Australia, 1980
Awarded By: Advance Australia, Australia, 1980
Awarded To: Prue Acton, Australia, 1980
References: RMIT Collection

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me Posted on 24 Feb 2014 7:06 PM
what category would get one of these awards?

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