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Trophy - Riunione Tennistica Colonia Italiana, Sep 1935 Object Reg. No: SH 000923

Summary:
Trophy is from a tennis tournament established by the Italian community in 1935. It was awarded to the winner of the mixed doubles, Gina Tilbury. The inscriptions include a reference to 13 years of the Mussolini party.
Description:
Metal cup (brass), with long stem, c shaped handles and shallow cup. The cup is attached to a round plastic base, with a brass plaque.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, music, sport, tennis
Themes this item is part of: Candela Collection, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: On plaque: Riunione Tennistica, Colonia Italiana/Vincitrice Doppio - Misto/GINA TILBURY/15-9-1935,XIII
Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1935
Awarded To: Gina Tilbury, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 Sep 1935
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 Sep 1935

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