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Ticket - VRC, Guest Ticket, Melbourne Cup, 1985 Document Reg. No: SH 942122

Summary:
This ticket was issued by the Victorian Racing Club in 1985 as a guest ticket for the Melbourne Cup. It was used by the donor, when she attended the Cup dressed in her `Stained Glass' ensemble (SH 942116.)

Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
Description:
Blue rectangular shaped card with punched hole at top threaded with thin dark blue looped cord.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 163 mm (Height), 40 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Maximum height includes strap.

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing, ahjlwqb, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: tickets
Inscriptions: Printed on front of ticket: V.R.C/ GUEST TICKET/ FOSTER'S MELBOURNE/ CUP DAY, 1985/ $10/ No 2938.

Printed on reverse of ticket: ADMITS TO MEMBERS/ CAR PARK AREAS AND/ RACECOURSE ONLY/ THIS TICKET/ DOES NOT ADMIT TO/ MEMBERS ENCLOSURE
Issued By: Victorian Racing Club, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
User: Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1985
References: RMIT Collection

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