Summary

Note: This image depicts people wearing 'black face' and a derogatory depiction of First Nations people. Such activities are not condoned by Museums Victoria which considers them to be racist. Historical distance and context does not excuse or erase this fact.

Description of Content

A group of men dressed as aborigines in the 'Pelaco' advertisement. Part of the celebrations for Ballarat Gala Day.

Physical Description

Black and white image of a group of men dressed in long white shirts and shorts walking along a street.

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