Note: This image includes a derogatory depiction of a particular cultural group. Such depictions are not condoned by Museums Victoria which considers them to be racist. Historical distance and context does not excuse or erase this fact.

Photograph of men wearing masks at Gala Day celebrations, Ballarat, Victoria, 1935. The photograph was taken by Jack Walton. The masks appear to be portraying facial stereotypes of people of Asia-region cultural background and are deelply racist.

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Men wearing large masks on their heads.

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Black and white image of a group of men wearing large face masks.

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