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Photograph - Gala Day Celebrations, Decorated Float, by Jack Walton, Ballarat, Victoria, circa 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 045569

Black and white image of a horse drawn wagon decorated for a street parade. A model windmill is on the back of the wagon with four children dressed as dutch people next to it.
Description Of Content:
A horse-drawn parade float featuring a windmill and children dressed in Dutch costumes. Part of the celebrations for Ballarat Gala Day. (see also cn 185).
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 164 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: carts, celebrations, dutch communities, dutch immigration, fancy dress costumes, horsedrawn vehicles, horses, parade floats, parades, windmills
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Ballarat Gala Day
Tertiary Classification: parades & street festivals
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1935-1939

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