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Commemorative Ticket - Spoleto Festival, 1986 Object Reg. No: SH 000936

Summary:
Souvenir metal prototype of a ticket to the opening night of Madame Butterfly, at the first Spoleto Melbourne Festival of Three Worlds, 1986. The souvenirs were distributed to VIPs attending the event. The inaugural Spoleto Melbourne Festival of Three Worlds was a joint initiative by the Italian Arts Festival, the Victorian Ministry of the Arts and the Regional Government of the region of Umbria. The annual festival was later renamed the Melbourne International Arts Festival. The Italian Arts Festival was founded by Luciano Bini in collaboration with Franco Cavarra, artistic director and Franca Smarelli.
Description:
Rectangular brass ticket, engraved with extensive text, including the name, place and date of the show, seat and door number etc.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: souvenirs, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, festivals, migration settlement, shipping industry, opera, operas, performing arts, spoleto festival
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Events
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: On front: STT 873 EVENT CODE STT873 EVENT CODE/SPOLETO FESTIVAL/PRESENTS/VICTORIA STATE OPERA/MADAME BUTTERFLY/STATE THEATRE/WEN 17 SEPT 1986 7.30PM extensive text
Place & Date Made: Victoria, Australia, 1986
Place & Date Inscribed: State Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 Sep 1986

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