Schoolgirl's costume and invitation, associated with 1927 Royal Visit to the Melbourne Cricket Ground

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Costume
Date Used
1927
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Brief Description
Invitation and schoolgirl's costume consisting of blouse, hat, cuff and belt, worn during the 1927 Royal Visit to the Melbourne Cricket Ground display of physical culture and folk dancing. Invitation reads, "IN HONOUR AND IN THE PRESENCE OF / Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York / The Government of Victoria / requests the pleasure of the company of / Mr Elliot and Lady / at a Display of Physical Culture and Folk Dancing / by Children of the Metropolitan State Schools / on the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Tuesday, 26th April, 1927. // N.B - This card will not admit to the ground. / Entree Card essential".
Measurements
1 - Hat: H: 85 W: 280mm (H: 3 3/8 W: 11")
2 - Blouse: H: 390 W: 575mm (H: 15 3/8 W: 22 5/8")
3 - Belt: H: 50 W: 310mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 12 3/16")
4 - Cuff: H: 197 W: 168mm (H: 7 3/4 W: 6 5/8")
5 - Cuff: H: 197 W: 168mm (H: 7 3/4 W: 6 5/8")
6 - Invitation: H: 122 W: 172mm (H: 4 13/16 W: 6 3/4")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1927
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16572

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