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Negative - Ansett Airlines, Hostess Uniforms, 1970 Image Reg. No: MM 055373

Colour negative depicting a display at a trade fair promoting the use of Bruck Mills fabrics in new Ansett Airlines of Australia flight hostesses uniforms.
Colour negative
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Display at a trade fair promoting the use of Bruck Mills fabrics in the new uniforms for Ansett Airlines of Australia flight hostesses. This new uniform was introduced in September 1969 when the airline changed its name from Ansett-ANA. It features a cream crimpolene, short sleeve dress with matching pillbox hat and red-brown V-neck jacket and double-breasted overcoat. Brown knee boots could be worn with the overcoat but not during flight. There are posters and a model of an Ansett Airlines DC-9 airliner featured with the mannequin.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: exhibitions, aeroplanes, scale models, uniforms, signage, airlines, trade fairs, textiles, mannequins, textile industry, trade exhibitions, flight attendants
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Airlines
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Model Name/Number: DC-9
Format: Negative: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 1970
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, Alphington, Victoria, Australia, 1970
Organisation Depicted: Ansett Airlines, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970
Maker of Item Depicted: Bruck Mills (Aust) Ltd, Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia, 1970
  1. [Book], Ms Margaret McRobbie, Walking the Skies: The First Fifty Years of Air Hostessing in Australia 1936-1986, Melbourne, 1986


Libby Panter Posted on 10 Apr 2013 11:36 PM
Libby Wild is the hostess in the poster. (Now Libby Panter)

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