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Object: Costume design for Victory Queen Carnival, ’Justice’

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Title Costume design for Victory Queen Carnival, ’Justice’
Production Rodie, Mollie (artist), 1939-41, Wellington
Medium summary poster paint on paper
Materials paper, poster colour, ink
Classification drawings, design drawings, fashion illustrations
Technique illustration
Dimensions Overall: 356mm (Height) x 256mm (Width)
Credit line Gift of Marion F. Mackenzie (née Rodie), 2009
Registration number GH016541

Mollie Rodie created this sketch for the grand finale of the Victory Queen Carnival held in Wellington Town Hall in June 1941. Queen carnivals were a popular way to raise money during World War II. Women dressed in fabulous outfits and competed for votes to raise money for patriotic causes.

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