Set of thirteen (13) photographs of the first Redland Strawberry Festival; 09/19...
Set of thirteen (13) photographs of the first Redland Strawberry FestivalAbout this object
Each photograph is a black and white still print pasted onto semi-hard black backing paper/cardboard. Likewise, the separate explanation of each photograph is printed on semi-gloss white paper and pasted onto black backing paper/cardboard.
The photographs relate to the first Redland Strawberry Festival that was located at Victoria Point Reserve in September 1958.
P6.1 First Strawberry Queen, Fay Cressey (19) of Geebung, a strawberry packer at the COD Cannery, Northgate. P6.2 Radio 4KQ personality, George Hardman, compere. P6.3 A newspaper report put the first Strawberry Festival crowd at 10,000. P6.4 The strawberry pie-eating competition, won by Ian Wood (16) of Redcliffe.P6.5 Two girls on the merry-go-round.P6.6 Joan Bassard (10) of Kangaroo Point won the children's section of the strawberries and cream eating comp. P6.7 Four of the entrants in the Strawberry Queen competition (Top left - Fay Cressey (winner); right - Monica Kunde; Bottom left - Wendy Watts (Charity Queen); right - Janet Boakes). P6.8 A fishing competition was organised in conjunction with the Strawberry Festival. P6.9 Marching Girls who entertained at the Festival. P6.10 Fay Cressey (Queen) - left, Wendy Watts (Charity Queen)- right. P6.11 Qld Premier, Frank Nicklin, opened the first Strawberry Festival. P6.12 Two boys enjoying strawberries and cream. P6.13 Some of the entrants in the Strawberry Queen comp.
Victoria Point, QueenslandFormat
black and white printDate Made
09/1958Medium and Materials
Black and white still prints on photographic paper pasted onto semi-hard black backing paper/cardboard. Likewise, the separate explanation of each photograph is printed on semi-gloss white paper and pasted onto black backing paper/cardboard.Measurements
225 x 290 mmCredit Line
Donated by Redland Shire CouncilObject Type
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