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2006/126/1 Award, 'ARIA Hall of Fame', awarded to Dick Diamonde from 'The Easybeats'', metal / cloth, designed by Mark Denning, made by Northside Patternmakers, Artarmon, New South Wales, Australia, 2005. Click to enlarge.

ARIA Hall of Fame Award, 'Dick Diamonde from 'The Easybeats'

Designed
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 …

Summary

Object No.

2006/126/1

Object Statement

Award, 'ARIA Hall of Fame', awarded to Dick Diamonde from 'The Easybeats'', metal / cloth, designed by Mark Denning, made by Northside Patternmakers, Artarmon, New South Wales, Australia, 2005

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

Designed

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).

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.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dick Diamonde, 2006

Acquisition Date

25 September 2006

Cite this Object

Harvard

ARIA Hall of Fame Award, 'Dick Diamonde from 'The Easybeats' 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 October 2021, <https://ma.as/362534>

Wikipedia

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