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Trophy - Advance Australia Award, Prue Acton, 1980 Reg. No: SH 942239
- 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.)
- 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
|Dimensions:||23.00 cm (Height), 7.00 cm (Width), 8.00 cm (Length)|
|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|
|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|