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Mural - Rugged Coastline, Museum Victoria, 1992 Reg. No: SH 940609
- Mural commissioned by Museum Victoria in 1992, for use in the exhibition "Bridging Two Worlds: Jews, Italians and Carlton". This mural was hung in the mock coffee shop area of the exhibition. The exhibition was prepared by the Jewish Museum, the Italian Historical Society Co.As.It and Museum Victoria. It explored the domestic and working lives of Italians and Jews in Carlton from the 1910s to the 1980s.
- Painted mural depicting a Mediterranean coastline, with sheer cliffs, traditional square white rendered houses and sailing boats. In the foreground are a guitar, coffee pot and cup of coffee.
- Acquisition Information:
- Commission from Mr B. Tonnarli, 1994
|Dimensions:||120.00 cm (Height), 90.00 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||italian communities, italian immigration, museum history, museum victoria exhibitions, paintings|
|Themes this item is part of:||Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MUSEUM HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||commercial art & design|
|Place & Date Made:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1992|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1992-1994|