ARIA Hall of Fame Award, ‘Dick Diamonde from ‘The Easybeats’

Made by Northside Patternmakers in Artarmon, New South Wales, Australia, 2005.

The ARIA Hall of Fame award is a signifier of high achievement in the recording industry. Inductees are acknowledged as being responsible for a significant body of recorded work that has had a cultural impact within Australia or has achieved recognition within the world marketplace. This award was presented to Dick Diamonde for his part in the recording career of the Easybeats.

Widely regarded as Australia’s greatest pop group of the mid-1960s, the Easybeats had their beginnings in Sydney’s Vil...

Summary

Object No.

2006/126/1

Physical Description

Pyramid-shaped trophy finished in a reflective gold-coloured metal. The word 'ARIA' is inscribed in black near the base on two sides of the award. A small plaque inscribed with Dick Diamonde's name and date of the ARIA Awards. The base of the award is covered with black felt material.

Marks

Inscribed in black on two sides of the award, 'ARIA'.
Inscribed in black on side of the award, 'ARIA ICONS: HALL OF FAME / THE EASYBEATS / DICK DIAMONDE / THURSDAY 14 JULY 2005'.
Printed in white on base of award, 'Design: Mark Denning'.

Dimensions

Height

300 mm

Width

82 mm

Depth

85 mm

Production

Notes

The award is based on Mark Denning's original design which has been used for the ARIA awards since 1990. The award was manufactured by Northside Patternmakers, Artarmon, New South Wales, Australia, in 2005, for the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA).

Made

Northside Patternmakers 2005

Designed

Denning, Mark 1990

History

Notes

The award was presented to Dick Diamonde of the Easybeats at the inaugural 'ARIA Icons: Hall of Fame' event on 14 July, 2005. At this event, four hundred industry guests at Melbourne's Plaza Ballroom saw the induction of a number of new ARIA Hall of Famers -- the Easybeats, Split Enz, Renee Geyer, Normie Rowe, Hunters & Collectors and Smoky Dawson. Mr Diamonde subsequently asked that his award be donated to the Powerhouse Museum.

Owned

Diamonde, Dick 2005

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dick Diamonde, 2006

Acquisition Date

26 September 2006

Cite this Object

Harvard

ARIA Hall of Fame Award, 'Dick Diamonde from 'The Easybeats' 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 15 November 2018, <https://ma.as/362534>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/362534 |title=ARIA Hall of Fame Award, 'Dick Diamonde from 'The Easybeats' |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=15 November 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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