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Photograph - Prue Acton, Framed, 1980s Image Reg. No: SH 942227

Summary:
Framed photograph of Australian fashion designer Prue Acton, taken in the 1980s. Acton's face and hair have been hand colour tinted and she wears large silver earrings and a white collarless jacket.
Description:
Photographic portrait of Prue Acton. The hair has been tinted yellow and the lips bright red. Eyes, eyelashes and skin have also been tinted. Mounted and framed in metal under glass. Backed by masonite. Adhesive tape on back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 61.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 47.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Stencilled in black on back: FRAME MAKER GALLERY/ 780 GLENFERRIE RD./ HAWTHORN 3122/ TELEPHONE 819 2911

Handwritten in yellow on back: 195 IT
Format: Photograph: Colourised
Person Depicted: Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1990
Framer: Frame Maker Gallery, 1980-1990
References: RMIT Collection

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