Historical information

The Slovenians enjoyed participation at the Royal Melbourne Show 1959 where they could showcase the Slovenian traditions, arts and crafts, and at times,culinary goodies as well.


Traditional Slovenian crafts, national costume and the tourism jewel Lake Bled

Physical description

Slovenian couple dressed in Slovenian national costume of Gorenjska region at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1959. The painting shows the tourist attraction Lake Bled and many traditional items of craft were placed in the exhibition as well. The man in the photo is Leopold Jalk.

Inscriptions & markings

Couple dressed in Slovenian national costume, painting of Lake Bled and Slovenian traditional crafts