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Two masks used at Luna Park

Masks, (2), fibreglass/straw, Luna Park, Sydney, Australia, 1950-1975

Two fibreglass face masks made from mould. Externally painted in flesh colours, with mouth, eyebrows, cheeks and protruding nose heightened in red. Bright yellow hairpieces made of straw. Designed to be placed over entire head of wearer. Internally sponge foam is adhered to pressure points to relieve wearer.
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