Eight Hour Day Parade in Brisbane, 1912

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Title

Eight Hour Day Parade in Brisbane, 1912

Subject

parade, procession, trade union, trade unionism, union, unionism, labour, work, working class, Labour Day, Labor, banner

Description

Photograph portraying a 1912 parade celebrating the Eight Hour Day. Trade unionists are in the parade showing their support by bearing a medieval inspired banner. Some historians consider trade unions to be the successors of medieval guilds.

Creator

Anon.

Source

John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Publisher

John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Date

1912

Rights

State Library of Queensland

Format

Hyperlink; Photograph

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Citation

“Eight Hour Day Parade in Brisbane, 1912,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed June 16, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/93.