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Mural - Coliseum, Museum Victoria, 1992 Image Reg. No: SH 940608

Mural of the Coliseum 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 various Italian scenes and objects, including the Coliseum, a Roman victory arch and a bottle of wine.
Acquisition Information:
Commission from Mr B. Tonnarli, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120.00 cm (Height), 90.00 cm (Width)

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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
Secondary Classification: Exhibitions
Tertiary Classification: commercial art & design
Format: Print: Colour
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1992
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1992-1994

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