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2002/105/1-2/27 Photographic print, black and white, promotional exhibit for The Australian Margarine Manufacturers Association at Sydney Royal Easter Show designed by Rousel Studios, Broughton & Ward, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1930. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of promotional exhibit for The Australian Margarine Manufacturers Association at Sydney Royal Easter Show

Photographed
The photograph shows a display mounted by the Australian Margarine Manufacturers Association at Sydney's 1930 Royal Easter Show. In that era, most margarine was made from the fat of beef cattle. It was cheaper than butter but of higher value to graziers than tallow, which was also made from fat and used to make soap and candles. The display depicts margarine as a healthy product and one that was subjected to unfair competition from butter. In script at the back of the exhibit are the words: …

Summary

Object No.

2002/105/1-2/27

Object Statement

Photographic print, black and white, promotional exhibit for The Australian Margarine Manufacturers Association at Sydney Royal Easter Show designed by Rousel Studios, Broughton & Ward, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1930

Physical Description

Photographic print, black & white, promotional exhibit for The Australian Margarine Manufacturers Association at Sydney Royal Easter Show designed by Rousel Studios, Broughton & Ward, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1930

Marks

Photographer's stamp on reverse, "BROUGHTON & WARD/MANCHESTER UNITY BUILDING/185 ELIZABETH ST, SYDNEY".

Dimensions

Height

203 mm

Width

253 mm

Production

Notes

Broughton & Ward was a photographic studio also located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of promotional exhibit for The Australian Margarine Manufacturers Association at Sydney Royal Easter Show 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 December 2021, <https://ma.as/376941>

Wikipedia

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