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Photograph - Attendees at Bank Officials Association Ball, St Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne, 1923 Image Reg. No: MM 112898

Summary:
Framed photograph of men and women at the Bank Officials Association (B.O.A) Ball, held at the St Kilda town hall in Melbourne, 1923. Banking unions began emerging after the First World War, in 1918. E.C. Peverill from the National Bank of Australasia in Victoria was instrumental in establishing the Bank Officials' Association in 1919. The Bank Officials' Association was renamed the Australian Bank Officials' Association (ABOA) in 1938.
Description:
Dark brown wooden frame with glass. Black & white photograph. Text on mount below photograph. Handwritten text on reverse of frame. Picture framer's sticker (red text, white background) on the reverse of the frame.
Description Of Content:
A large crowd of men and women in a ballroom, posing for the camera. Men are wearing suits and bowties; women are wearing ballgowns and some are holding balloons
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Assumed Donation from Australian Bank Employees' Union (ABEU), 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 270 mm (Height), 323 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: trade unions, social activities, balls
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Banking & Finance
Inscriptions: Below photograph: ' B.O.A. BALL / ST. KILDA TOWN HALL / 1923 '
Reverse, top right, handwritten: ' B.O.A. Ball / St Kilda Town Hall / 1923 / 1923 '
Reverse, sticker: ' W. & G. DEAN / PICTURE / FRAMES / ARTISTS MATERIALS / HOME DECORATORS / EQUITABLE / PLACE / & / 346 LT. COLLINS ST. MELB.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Organiser of Event: Australian Bank Officials Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1923
Place & Date of Event: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1923

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