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Ticket - VRC, Guest Ticket, Melbourne Cup, 1985 Reg. No: SH 942122
- 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.
- Blue rectangular shaped card with punched hole at top threaded with thin dark blue looped cord.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||163 mm (Height), 40 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Maximum height includes strap.|
|Tagged with:||clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing, ahjlwqb|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|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|