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South Gippsland Shire Council Leongatha, Victoria

South Gippsland Shire Council’s Arts and Artefact collection exists to showcase the culture and history of South Gippsland Shire and surrounding area.
Please note that the collection is in storage and not on display. However, selected items will be available for viewing during exhibitions.

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9 Smith Street Leongatha Victoria

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Wall hanging - Mythic Sun

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Wall Hanging; 3 parts looped red fabric. Featuring a sun. Was located @ Stockyard Galley - Curatorial Officer Shirlee McPherson to collect 10/07 & relocated to storage @ Korumburra Old Council Cahmbers

Photograph, Framed - Panaramic town view

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed black and white photograph featuring an early panoramic view of the town of Mirboo North. Titled: "Mirboo North looking West." Set in maroon card window mount with decorative brown and good painted wood frame.

Photograph, Framed - Mirboo in Storm

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed black and white photograph titled "Mirboo in Storm" featuring a streetscene at Mirboo North. The scene shows the main street of Mirboo North with shops on both sides. A sign "THIS IS MAYS" is featured on the side awning of the shop in the foreground. In the distance storm clouds are forming in the sky. Maroon card window mount set in decorative gold painted wood frame.

Photograph

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph showing the Shire of Korumburra Officers & Councillors 1992/3. Set in brown textured wood grain frame with gold trim. Title text and names printed below

Photograph

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Block mounted colour aerial photograph of Korumburra. Undated possibly 1980s. Showing showgrounds and industrial estate in lower left corner.

Board, Decorated - Daisy Chain Group

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Decorated board presented to the Korumburra Shire by Daisy Chain Group students and Sieko from Japan in 1992. Features a fabric Japanese Girl dressed in a red and gold costume playing with a ball. Set on glossy gold card. The card is signed on the back by seven students.

Calendar, Desk

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Gold metal and leather desk calendar and pen holder. Features a gold metal perpetual calendar. Two black plastic pen holders with gold metal bases. Set on brown leather base with gold painted trim.

Document, Framed - Letter of Greeting & Goodwill

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed letter of greeting and goodwill from the Municipality of Georgetown, Tasmania to the South Gippsland Shire to mark the linking of the communities through the introduction of the Bass Strait Catamaran Ferry Services dated 22 December 1990. Signed by Lionel Young, Manager and Cr. Ted Pearce, Warden. George Town Council logo upper left corner. Brown timber frame.

Photograph, Framed - Memorial Hall Leongatha

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed and laminated colour photograph featuring an image of the Memorial Hall, Leongatha. Brown wood frame. Roundabout in froeground with flowerbeds in purple and pink blooms.

Board, Honour - Shire of Korumburra Past Presidents

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Set of two wood honour boards featuring the Shire of Korumburra Past Presidents 1891-1995. Gold lettering with black edging on the title. Gold Shire Crest/logo upper edge.

Photographs, B & W - Country Roads Board Collection

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Collection of 57 black and white photographs of bridge and roadworks around the South Gippsland Shire 1965-1969. Includes images of several public buildings. Locations include Inverloch, Dumbalk & Meeniyan. Photographs taken by the Country Roads Board photographer. Mounted on cream textured card. Several have captions affixed. Each photograph is stamped and numbered on the reverse with the negative number used by the CRB. A prefix of 65, 67 & 69 is noted as part of the negative number which relates to the year the image was taken.

Tower, Ornamanetal - Pearl Tower, Shanghai

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Glass ornamental tower designed on The Pearl Tower in Shanghai, China. Presented to the SGSC from businessman Mr. Poo, Jinshan Community in China. The tower features a tall spire with two large faceted balls and three smaller balls fixed to a glass base. Chinese writing around the edge of base. Under the base is round mirror which creates a multicoloured effect through the base of the tower.

Photograph, Framed - Cardinia Reserve

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph titled "Cardinia Reserve". The image features a pink sky (sunrise or sunset) reflected in the waters of Cardinia Reserve. Rocks in the foreground, low hills and trees on the horizon. Green card window mount set in black metal frame.

Document, Framed - Memorial of Friendship

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Two framed colour photographs and two documents featuring a memorial of friendship between Woorayl Shire and the People's Government of Jin Shan County, Shangai, People's Republic of China. Red window mount with dark brown wood frame.

Scarf Framed

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Black framed green scarf with with trim mounted on board decorated with collage set in window with with cookatoo with printed text panel below

Photograph, Framed - Aerial town view of Mirboo North

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

One of a set of two. Framed colour photograph titled: "Mirboo North Township 2004". Features an aerial photograph of the township of Mirboo North. Set in maroon card window mount and decorative brown and gold wood frame. Engraved brass text panel with white lined border affixed below image.

Photograph, Framed - B & W crowd scene & hall in background

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Black and white framed photograph featuring a group of men inspecting cattle over a fence in front of the Mechanics Instituute Hall at Mirboo North. Set in brown wood frame with cream card window mount.

Photograph

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph showing the Shire of Korumburra Officers & Councillors 1983. Set in brown wood frame. Titles & names in print below.

Trophy - 1998 Local Government & the Arts leadership Awards

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Carved wooden trophy on stand. Dark polished wood; features five carved rounded shapes fixed with dowel onto a square wood base. Under base is written "ANDREW POTOCNIK/"SENTINEL" 1/9/REDGUM" Brass engraved plates affixed to each side of the base.

Plaque - South Gippsland Shire Council Library

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Brass plaque featuring raised text on a textured background. Inscription: South Gippsland Shire/Council Library/Opened by/Cr Peter Western/Shire President/ On Monday 28 July 1997

Photograph, Framed - Monbulk Creek - Belgrave

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph titled "Cardinia Reserve". The image features a pink sky (sunrise or sunset) reflected in the waters of Cardinia Reserve. Rocks in the foreground, low hills and trees on the horizon. Green card window mount set in black metal frame.

Letter

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Letter to Woorayl Shire from the City of Burnie thanking Shire for their best wishes on occasion of Proclamation of City of Burnie on 29 April 1988. Sealed with Common Seal and signed by two aldermen and Town Clerk. Dated 2 May 1988.

Photograph, Framed - Singapore 12 Sept 1945

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed B&W photograph titled "Singapore 12 September 1945" Glossy black metal frame with grey card window mount. Title and text below image. Image shows the official ceremony in Singapore during the signing of the surrender document by Japan.

Certificate - Certificate of Appreciation

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Certificate of Appreciation presented to the Shire of Korumburra for the Karmai Festival Committee, March 1994. Printed in black ink on grey textured paper. Signed by the President of the Festival Committee John Bailey.

Photograph, Framed - Mirboo Nth Baths

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed black and white photograph titled: "Mirboo Baths". Set in maroon card window mount with decorative brown and gold painted frame.

Photograph, Framed - Queen Elizabeth II

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph of Queen Elizabeth II. Cream border with black text below image. Decorative brown wood frame. The Queen is seated and wears a short sleeved, white, bejewelled gown.

Lithograph - Wentworth River Diggings

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed lithograph titled "Wentworth River Diggings Gippsland" Printed in 1864 by Nicholas Chevalier. Set in cream card window mount. Brown painted wood frame with gold edging.

Historical information

Printed in 1864 by Nicholas Chevalier.

Photograph, Framed

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph featuring the South Gippsland Shire Councillors 2005. Black and gold frame. Grey textured card window mount. Black edging and white cut out text panel with names of councillors inserted.

Painting, Oil - The Great Southern Festival 1980/1981

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed oil painting of the Great Southern Festival at Korumburra 1980/1981 featuring Karmai the Giant Earth Worm. Painted by artist Frank Smith.

Photograph

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Set of five black and white photographs showing early Leongatha and Shire Councillors. Set in grey-brown window mount