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Photograph - Geelong Wool Brokers Float

From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria

Description
Sepia photo of the Geelong Wool Brokers float in landscape format. The base of the float is made of flowers, on top is a taxidermy sheep with a large wool bale filled with wool. Three woman are are sat on the bottom third of the float spinning wool.
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Object Registration
8069
Keywords
wool, woollen mills, wool manufacture, federal woollen mills, geelong, gala day
Historical information
Geelong Wool Brokers float for the 1938 Gala Day in Geelong. For over 20 years Geelong held a Gala Day to raise money for the Hospital. Many organisations created floats and paraded them in Geelong. In 1938 the day raised more than 10,000 pounds for the Hospital.
Inscriptions & Markings
On Float - Grower Manufacturer Geelong Wool Brokers The Link G.W.B.A Super Fleece 1938
Last updated
7 Sep 2020 at 2:39PM