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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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http://www.southgippsland.vic.gov.au/

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9 Smith Street Leongatha Victoria

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Table, Low

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Redgum low table with bookmatched ends. Features a slatted shelf underneath.

Tapestry, Framed - Chinese Townscape

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed tapestry featuring a Chinese townscape with people celebrating in the streets. Embroidered predominately in bright shades of red, green, brown, blue and pink. Red card window mount, text panel lower edge and black wood frame. Presented to the South Gippsland Shire Council from the Jinshan District, China in 2002

Rug, Chinese - Chinese carpet

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Pair of small tufted Chinese rugs. Coloured design featuring a bird sitting on a flowering tree branch. Predominately light pink in colour with cream, green, and brown. Cream fringe.

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.

Certificate

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed certificate awarded to Mardan Community 21 May 2001 from scouts. Signed by the scouts District Commissioner. brown wood frame with gold edging.

Honour Board

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Mounted timber honour board. Features gold inscriptions and names of soldiers who died in WWI and WW2. Light coloured wood board with darker wood edging.

Photographs, Framed

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Set of 12 framed B & W photographs featuring various locations around the Korumburra district and surrounding towns. Taking during the 1890s - 1930s. Each photograph includes a text panel lower edge. Set in brown timber frames.

Painting, Oil - Bush Scene

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed oil painting featuring a bush scene painted by Irene Cox. The scene includes trees, a wooden hut. Gold decorative frame. Artist's signature lower right corner.

Plaque - Karmai Carnival Bush Decathalon

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Wood plaque, perpetual trophy donated by Bob Newton for the Karmai Carnival Bush Decathlon. Shield shaped plaque which features 9 engraved plates and a title plate. Names and dates engraved on three of the plates.

Certificate, Framed - Roll of Honour

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

World War I. Roll of Honour. Independant Order of the Rechabites. Framed coloured certificate set in brown wood frame. The certificate lists the members of the Supplejack Tent No.401 Dumbalk who have volunteered for "Active Service in response to the Empire's Call." Names handwritten in black ink. The border is decorated with coloured flowers and flags and the images of King George V, the Minister for Defence and the first Australian soldier to win a VC.

Photograph, Framed - Twins Hannah & Jack building sandcastles with dog at Waratah Bay 2003.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph of two children on the beach at Waratah Bay building sandcastles. The twins are Hahhan and Jack. A little dog watch on in the background.

Poster, Blockmounted - Success

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Block mounted colour poster titled; "Success" One of a set of three. Others titled: "Contemplation" and "Challenge" Features colour photograph of landscape. Sunset over mountains, river and trees. Ttile and text lower edge.

Photograph, Framed

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph featuring an aerial view of Waratah Bay, the beach and Sandy Point . Wilsons Promontory can be seen in the distance.

Photograph, Framed - Cape Wom 13 Sept 1945

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed B & W photograph titled: "CAPE WOM, NEW GUINEA, 13 SEPTEMBER 1945". Grey card window mount with title and text below the image. Image features the commander of the Japanese Army in New Guinea handing over his sword during a formal surrender ceremony held at Cape Wom Airstrip.

Photograph, Framed - Mirboo North Scenes

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Group of three black and white photographs featuring scenes around Mirboo North. Set in decorative brown and black timber frame. The images are set one on top of the other. They feature a group of men and horses posing in the street, three men wearing straw boaters standing in a field of flowers and a smaller group of men with horses and carts standing in front of shops in the street.

Plaque - Victoria's Rural Addressing Project

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Letter mounted into plaque. dated Sept 2005 from the Minister for Planning. The letter is addressed to the mayor and Councillors of South Gippsland Shire Council. Brown polished wood plaque. Clear perspex sheet over letter affixed four brass screws with knobs.

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.

Plaque

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Engraved brass and wood plaque. Fixed to wall in Mardan Hall. Dedicated to the pioneers and founders of the hall in 1959

Plaque

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Brass plaque commemorating the opening of the Foster Hall in memory of those who died in war. Hall opened 12th November 1966 by the Govenor of Victoria. Plaque features raised text; fixed to brown wood mount.

Plaque, Glass - Chinese Building & Logo

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Etched glass plaque. Circular design on oblong base. Etched Chinese writing in base. metalic logo and building featured inside glass circle/disc.

Wall Hanging

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Woven wall hanging featuring 5 panels showing a country scene of rolling hills, sky and clouds. Woven in heavy wool of greys, geeens and pinks. The clouds feature fluffy tufts of wool. Hanging on white dowel curtain rod. Hem of each tapestry contains a heavy weight inserted in the seam.

Print - Boats at Wicklow Harbour

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Colour print of a watercolour painting titled "Boats in Wicklow Harbour". Set in cream card window mount. Features boats, water, buildings and low hills in the distance. Colours of red, greys, creams, blues and browns. Title printed lower left corner and artists signature lower right corner. Produced by Wicklow Scenic Prints. Made in Ireland.

Photograph, Framed - Murrary Goulburn Dairy Co-Operative

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed and laminated colur photograph featuring the Murray Goulburn Dairy Co-operative.

Painting, Framed - Late Afternoon

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed water colour painting of a beach scene titled "Late Afternoon" Painted by J. Lungren Coulter. Gold wood frame with cream card window mount. The image features blue sky, wide beach, water, trees and cliffs. People at the water's edge and birds in the sky.

Photograph

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph featuring a landscape showing low hills, ploughed paddock in foreground and dams in centre. Brown timber frame.

Framed lithograph featuring Agnes River, Corner Inlet, Gippsland

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed lithograph featuring Agnes River, Corner Inlet, Gippsland. Drawn from nature and lithographed by Nicholas Chevalier.

Paintng , Framed - Sunrise at Koonwarra Cutting

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed oil painting on canvas by B. Polletti. Features a landscape. Decorative wood frame. Engraved brass plaque on lower edge of frame. Signed and dated by the artist lower left corner.

Photograph, Framed - South Gippsland Shire Councillors 2001

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed colour photograph featuring the South Gippsland Shire Councillors 2001. Features one woman and eight men standing in formal row. Title and names of each councillor in text panel below. Grey card window mount set in brown wood frame with gold trim.

Painting, Oil - Corner Inlet

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Framed oil painting featuring a coastal landscape titled: "Corner Inlet" by B. M. Casey. Set in light brown textured vinyl window mount with gold edging. Engraved brass plaque lower edge. Brown and gold painted wood frame.

Book, Boxed - Chinese Art

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Book of Chinese art works. Printed in colour on glossy paper. Brown, gold and white cover and matching slip cover which features a Chinese lotus blossom. Printed in Chinese. Predominately watercolours the book includes details and images of the artists.