Art and Object collection
This collection reflects the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural expression.
R01899.ATS445_005a-b.Roslyn Fine Bone China tea cup with saucer from the Aboriginal Embassy, Mugga Way, Canberra
Roslyn Fine Bone China tea cup with saucer from the Aboriginal Embassy, Mugga Way, Canberra
[not after 1977]
Porcelain, glazed and painted
8.5 x 23 x 15.8 cm (irregular, largest dimensions) (overall); 7.6 x 11 x 8.5 cm (irregular, largest dimensions) (cup); 2 x 23 x 15.8 cm (irregular, largest dimensions) (saucer)
Creation place / original location
Canberra (ACT SI55-16)
The Aboriginal Embassy at Mugga Way, Canberra was operated by the corporate body National Aboriginal Congress Administrative Association Inc.
It is unclear when this tea set of the Aboriginal Embassy at Mugga Way was deposited at the Institute.
It is possible this collection was deposited in the late 1970s with the Records of the Aboriginal Embassy, Mugga Way, Red Hill, Canberra (MS 4013).
Politics and Government - Political action - Indigenous embassies and political missionsTableware