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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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Quilt

Decorative quilt made by SGSC staff. Each department contributed a decorated fabric square which represented what that department did. The body of the quilt features these decorated squares in between plain blue and green squares. Orange fabric border. Backed with calico and hemmed with a wood dowel hanging rod upper edge. Four plain white squares with the council logo in the centre are includes in the top and bottom rows.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Wall hanging - Mythic Sun

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

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Print - Boats at Wicklow Harbour

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.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

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

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.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Painting, Oil - Coastline Near Inverloch

Framed oil painting titled: "Coastline near Inverloch" painted by Mary Hennekam. Set in cream card window mount with brass plaque affixed to lower edge. Gold painted wood frame.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Certificate, Framed - Roll of Honour

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.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Letter

Typed letter from Shire of Dimboola to Shire of Woorayl. Congratulations on achieving 100 years of Local Government. Signed by M. B. Molony, Shire Secretary

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Clock

Timber and brass round faced clock donated to Community meeting Room 1 January 2000 by the Working Horse and Tractor Rally Committee. Brown wood body, brass trim and cream enamelled face with roman numerals on the face. Plaque affixed to the face in centre.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Print - Caribbean Art by Gilly Gobinet

Colour print of Caribbean Art painted by Gilly Gobinet. Features a man on a donkey, woman with child, goat and chickens on a road near a village. Sea and sky in background. Set in cream card window mount. Sealed in cellophane bag with blue sheet containing a description of the artist.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph, Framed - Talia and Stephanie Foster with Hannah Osborne outside Stadium Cinema, Leongatha 2003

Framed and laminated colour photograph featuring three girls outside Stadium Cinema, Loengatha 2003. Talia and Stephanie Foster with Hannah Osborne. Photographed by Carolyn Jones. Brown wood frame with laminated surface.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Painting, Framed - Sampan & fish

Framed Chinese glass oil painting on stand. The painting features a Chinese fishing boat and two fish, one is a large gold fish jumping out of the water and the second is a small black fish. Brown laquered wood frame set in a decorative carved wood stand. Chinese writing on the sails of the boat.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph, Framed

Framed and laminated colour photograph featuring a beach scene with two windsurfers on the water. Land, beach and foliage in the background. Laminated surface and brown wood frame.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Rug, Framed - Chinese Floral Design

Framed decorative woollen rug with fringe. Features Chinese floral design of green, pink and blue flowers. Dark green and white border with white fringe. Brown timber frame with red felt backing. Carpet is fixed to backing with five silver pins across top and bottom.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Painting, Oil - Landscape

Framed oil painting featuring a country landscape painted by G. Guppy 1996. Includes trees, road, fence and gate. Signed and dated by the artist lower left corner. Painted in shades of blue, yellow and green.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph

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

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Flag, Framed - Sydney Olympic Games 2000 Commemorative Flag

Framed Commemorative Flag Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Red nylon fabric flag, coloured design featuring Olympic logo, torch bearer and torch with yellow flame. WHite text on red/orange background. Text reads: "SYDNEY 2000/OLYMPIC/TORCH/RELAY" Mounted in brown timber frame. Grey card background with grey card window mount.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Letter

Typed letter from the City of Oakleigh to Shire of Woorayl congratulating them on its centenary to be celebrated on Wednesday 25th May 1988. Signed by the Mayor, Councillor & Town Clerk. Tri-colour border with shire crest at top.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Painting, Watercolour - Chinese Scene on Silk Scroll

Chinese watercolour featuring a landscape scene with trees and birds. Features are predominately in black. Fixed to light grey silk fabric fused to cream paper scroll. Chinese symbol stamepd in red lower right corner. Brown hanging cord at top and dark brown laquered pole at bottom edge.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Figurine, Bronze

Cast bronze figurine featuring a reclining woman or meramaid in ocean waves. Her left arm is outstretched and she rests her head on the arm. Black velvet on base.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph, Framed - Leongatha Tafe building class

Framed and laminated colour photograph featuring a building class in the Leongatha Tafe College.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph, Framed - Murrary Goulburn Dairy Co-Operative

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

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph, Framed - Cape Wom 13 Sept 1945

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.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Sign - South Gippsland Shire Council

Wall sign featuring the South Gippsland Shirl Council's logo. Painted in blue, brown, aqua and white.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Tiles, Framed - Still Life - Flowers In Vase

Framed ceramic tiles featuring a Chinese design of flowers in a vase. 9 glazed ceramic tiles set in a brown timber frame with gold edging. Two text panels comprising of Chinese writing on red paper are affixed to the top and bottom edge of the frame. Dated .2.1998.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Painting, Watercolour - Memories

Framed watercolour landscape titled "Memories" (House at Buchan South) painted by Jan Long. Set in white and grey card double window mount with brown wood frame. Small brass plaque affixed to lower edge of mount.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph, Framed - The Long Table at Tarwin Lower

Framed and laminated coloured photograph featuring a group of picnickers seated at the Long Table, Tarwin Lower. Brown wood frame. Laminated surface.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Print, Framed - Chinese Town Life

Framed print featuring a bright colour painting of Chinese Town Life. Set in blue card window mount with silver metal frame.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Photograph, colour - Last Light at Mount Best

Framed colour photograph titled " Last Night at Mount Best" The landscape features a red building in the centre of green rolling hills. Black card window mount. Glossy black timber frame. Two gold screws with nylon hanging cord on back .

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Scarf framed

Black framed Scout Scarf mounted on boardwith collage set in window mount with printed text. Panel below

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha

Painting, Boxed - Return to her parents.

Colour painting from the Jinshan Peasant Painting Academy. The brightly coloured painting is rolled in a presentation box. Artist's name and label on reverse near edge. Fabric covered box with text. A colour brochure promoting the academy is rolled around the outside of the painting.

South Gippsland Shire Council, Leongatha