Historical information

This child's dress was the" uniform" of Caramut State School No.1728 made especially made by the parents in 1954 and worn by the children to line the route taken by Queen Elizabeth on the Royal visit to Hamilton, Victoria. Children from other schools in the district also attended.


This dress is of historical interest as a Western district memento of the Royal visit in 1954.

Physical description

This is a blue cotton dress with white collar and cuffs and white buttons, press studs and two pockets with white edging. It has short sleeves and a slightly gathered skirt and loops at the back to hold a belt or sash. It is home made