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Photograph - Ballarat Gala Celebrations, 'Pelaco Shirt Men' in Street Parade, by Jack Walton, Ballarat, Victoria, Mar 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 043286

Black and white image of a group of men dressed in long white shirts and shorts walking along a street.
Description Of Content:
A group of men dressed as aborigines in the 'Pelaco' advertisement. Part of the celebrations for Ballarat Gala Day.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 121 mm (Height), 164 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: aboriginal people, advertising, celebrations, fancy dress costumes, humour, parades, racism, shops, spectators, cultural stereotypes
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Objects & Cultural Stereotypes in Museum Victoria Collections
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Ballarat Gala Day
Tertiary Classification: parades & street festivals
Inscriptions: Text, stamped reverse: JACK WALTON/MAR -8 1935.
Organisations Depicted: Pelaco
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 08 Mar 1935
Photographer: Mr Jack Walton

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