Anniversary of the Establishment of the Eight Hour Day

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Title

Anniversary of the Establishment of the Eight Hour Day

Subject

eight hour day, Labour Day, labour, work, working class, trade union, union, unionism, Millers Union, Amalgamated Millers Union of Victoria, banner, sketch, engraving, Elizabethan Tableau, Tobannonists Tableau, anniversary

Description

A wood engraving by an artist for the Victorian Millers' Union which commemorates the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the eight hour working day in Victoria. Some historians consider trade unions to be the successors of medieval guilds.

Creator

The Amalgamated Millers Association of Victoria

Source

State Library of Victoria

Date

01 May 1891

Rights

State Library of Victoria

Format

Hyperlink; Print: Wood Engraving

Language

English

Files

Citation

“Anniversary of the Establishment of the Eight Hour Day,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed September 17, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/154.