Poster, ‘Aussie’

This poster is part of an awareness raising campaigns, ‘Real Aussies say welcome’ started by Adelaide street artist, Peter Drew. It features an image of Monga Khan with the word ‘Aussie’ underneath. Monga Khan was one of thousands of people who applied for exemption to the White Australia Policy in the 1920s. Khan was one of many cameleers, hawkers and other traders that were granted exemptions because their work was essential to Australian’s growing economy. For 70 years they played a crucial ...

Summary

2016/47/1
This large colour screen printed poster has an image of Monga Khan with the word ‘Aussie’ printed underneath in capital letters.

Dimensions

850 null
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Source

Purchased with funds from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Foundation, 2016

Cite this Object

Poster, 'Aussie' 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2017, <https://ma.as/540948>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/540948 |title=Poster, 'Aussie' |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=25 May 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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