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Souvenir Plate

From the Collection of Maffra Sugarbeet Museum McMahon Drive Maffra Victoria

Description
Oblong cream and tan souvenir plate with photograph of "Sugar Factory, Maffra" printed in centre. The ends are extended to form handles, each pierced with two holes.
Size
H 2.5cm x W 26.5 cm x D 12.5cm
Object Registration
00544VMFF
Keywords
sugarbeet
Significance
A tangible reminder of how important the sugar beet factory and the sugar beet industry was to Maffra, is the production of souvenir-ware with images of the factory. The Sugar Beet industry was highly significant in the Maffra area for just under 50 years, and led to the construction of the Glenmaggie Weir and the consequent Macalister Irrigation District. The item lacks detailed provenance, but is obviously local.
Inscriptions & Markings
Sugar Factory Maffra

[crown] / Victoria / China / Czechoslovakia
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM