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Talking Shop: Ballarat in Business and City Life at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

27 Jun 2019

Curated By

Amy Tsilemanis, Curator, Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

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Photograph - Black and White - Horne Family

Three black and white photographs of the Horne family

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

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Photograph - Black and White - Cox Family of Nihill

Three black and white photographs of the Cox family of Nihill

Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre), Mount Helen

Photograph - Artist showing his award at Park Orchards Community Centre

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

Photograph - Artist showing his painting at Park Orchards Community Centre

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

Photograph - Artist talking at Park Orchards Community Centre

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

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Melbourne Legacy, Melbourne

Photograph - Artist painting flowers at Park Orchards Community Centre

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

Numurkah Show Trophy

Key words

numurkah show, numurkah a&p society, nelson,

Silver trophy cup-shaped with stem and round base. Decorative engraving floral patterns. No handles

Inscriptions & Markings

Numurkah Agricultural and Pastoral Association for best yearling draught colt presented by T Richards President 1884 W N Nelson

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Numurkah Show Trophy

Key words

numurkah show, numurkah a&p society, trophy, foy & gibson

Silver cup-shaped trophy with stem and round base. Decorative engraving. Cup has lid with "knob" handle. Two handles are at the side of the cup.

Inscriptions & Markings

On lid: Winners1893 1894 On cup: Presented by Foy & Gibson, Melbourne to the Numurkah A&P Association. To be won twice

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Numurkah Show Trophy

Key words

numurkah show, numurakh a&p society, william fairless, 1888

Silver trophy (cup-shape) with stem and round base. Two handle either side of the sup. Decorative floral patterns on all parts of the trophy

Inscriptions & Markings

Numurkah A & P Society, 1888, Presented to William Fairless, Gosforth Park, Baulkamaugh, by A B McKay & Co Standard Office Numurkah for best constructed silo

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies red gloves

Key words

gloves, ladies,

Ladies red gloves, suede finish, curved edging, raised stitched joins

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies handbag - red vinyl

Key words

ladies, handbag, red, vinyl

Ladies red vinyl handbag with gold chain decoration

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies handbag - taupe colour, suede

Key words

handbag, ladies,

Ladies handbag, suede, taupe colour, gold metal hinge and round gold metal lock. strap handle made of taupe leather, Suede lining

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside bag: Reptile

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Baby shoes

Key words

shoes, baby

Baby shoes, white leather with silver flower patterns. Toes and sides covered in. Strap around ankle. Soft sole

Inscriptions & Markings

Rock A Bye Made in England

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies gold shoes

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies, gold fabric

Ladies shoes, gold fabric, medium heels, strap around the ankle, toes covered. Gold fabric has diamond shaped design

Inscriptions & Markings

Briolettes

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Photograph - Card-making class at Park Orchards Community Centre

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

Ladies slip-ons

Key words

shoes, slip-ons, jiffies, slippers

Ladies slip-ons, "jiffies". Silver embroidered decorative design on white fabric. Elastic sides

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Photograph - Quilt-making class at Park Orchards Community Centre

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

Photograph - Artist at Park Orchards Community Centre

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

White canvas shoes

Key words

shoes, footwear, sandshoe, canvas

White canvas "sandshoes" with laces. Lace decorations in eyelets on the side

Inscriptions & Markings

Splash 6

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies white & silver coloured high-heeled shoes

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies, high-heeled,

Ladies white and silver, "reptile-patterned" high heeled shoes, with thin straps across toe and around ankle. Clear plastic across toe strap to make it wider.

Inscriptions & Markings

Pierre Fontaine

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies tan and fawn coloured high-heeled sandals

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies, high heels, sandals

Ladies tan & fawn coloured high-heel sandals. Thin woven strapping around the ankle. Thin strapping across the toe, Heel-tip missing from both shoes

Inscriptions & Markings

Brioni Australia

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

White marching boots

Key words

shoes, boots, footwear, marching

White leather marching boots, with lace up area from toe to above ankle. White shoe laces

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies white high-heeled sandals

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies, sandal, high-heels

Ladies white leather high-heeled sandals with decorative wide strap across the toe, and thin straps around the ankle. Stored in a shoe box

Inscriptions & Markings

Marci Dani. Elegance in Fashion

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies orange-coloured shoes

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies, orange suede

Ladies orange-coloured suede shoes with pale-orange "fur" and apricot-coloured ribbon on toe area. opening of shoe has gold trim. Stored in Betta shoe-box

Inscriptions & Markings

Made by Betta 6

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies shoes - multicoloured

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies,

Ladies shoes with medium heel. Multicoloured patches: aqua, yellow, pink, purple. Blue coloured heel. Open design, just leather around toe, side and ankle. Stored in shoe box

Inscriptions & Markings

Paragini 10

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies high-heeled gold sandals

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies, high-heels, sandals

Ladies gold high-heeled sandals with woven strap across toes and narrow straps around ankle area. Gold colour is quite worn. Stored in a shoe box.

Inscriptions & Markings

Raphael Santi

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Ladies yellow mediume heeled shoes

Key words

shoes, footwear, ladies, yellow

Ladies medium heeled shoes with yellow and white "reptile-skinned" pattern. Shoes covers toes, side and ankle only. Stored in shoe-box

Inscriptions & Markings

Simone, elegance in fashion

Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah

Photograph - Lady in POCH exercise class

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards

Photograph - POCH exercise class

Park Orchards Community House, Park Orchards