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Postcard - Tribute to Jamaica, Immigration Museum, circa 2001 Image Reg. No: HT 5068

Summary:
Advertising postcard featuring a photographic image by Emmanual Santos of children jumping, it was published by the Immigration Museum, Melbourne, circa 2001. The postcard promotes the exhibition 'Living Australia: Celebrating Ethnic Community Participation', which ran from 21 March to 6 May 2001. This photographic exhibition by artist Emmanuel Santos
featured 50 works, each capturing a moment or event that reflects the diversity of the communities in Australia. It was presented by the Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria in
recognition of the Centenary of Federation celebrations.
Description:
Postcard featuring a coloured photographic image by Emmanual Santos, "Tribute to Jamaica, North Melbourne", of six children jumping, set against a background of brick wall which has been graffitied.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Anonymous, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.1 cm (Width), 15.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: museum history, cultural identity, advertising, postcards, publicity material, photography, artists, photographic exhibitions, museum victoria exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Immigration Museum
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Marketing & Publicity
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Back:
In 1901 Australia had a limited number of ethnic communities and a restrictive immigration policy. Today Australia has over 150 communities from diverse cultural backgrounds and an immigration policy not based on race. / A new exhibition called "LIVING AUSTRALIA: CELEBRATING ETHNIC COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION" showcases our different society through 50 stunning photographs by Emmanuel Santos.
Format: Postcard: Colour
Publisher: Museum Victoria - Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2001
Place & Date of Event: Museum Victoria - Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Mar 2001 ? 6 May 2001
Other Association (See Comments): Emmanuel Santos, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

The exhibition explored Australia's cultural diversity through the photographic work of Emmanuel Santos.

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