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Series VPRS 12620
Transporting Art Program (Painted Tram Project) Collection
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Date Range: Series 1978 - 1993
  Series in Custody ? 1978 - ? 1993
  Contents ? 1978 - 1994
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1978 - 1992 Ministry for the Arts VA 1025
1992 - 1993 Arts Victoria VA 4416
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1992 - cont Arts Victoria VA 4416
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
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    Refer to the Consignment Details to identify the files required.

  • Function / Content
    The Transporting Art program was jointly initiated by the Ministry for Transport and the Ministry for Arts in 1978. The program was funded through corporate sponsorship. Under this program trams were painted by various artists.

    This series is a collection of records created/collected by the painted Tram Project Co-ordinator of the Ministry for Arts. The collection comprises:

    - mounted drawings;
    - bags containing loose drawings submitted by the artists,
    - printed material containing articles and pictures of painted trams,
    - photographs (loose photographs and slides,
    - general files containing correspondence exchanged with the artists and the sponsors.

  • Recordkeeping System
    This is an artificially created series.

    Arrangement was imposed by the Public Record Office Victoria at the time of processing of the records.

    P 1 to P7 consignments were Ministry of Arts Collection. The P 8 consignment was donated by Stewart Merrett, one of the artists involved in the Painted Tram Project. The P10 Consignment was donated by Erica McGillchrist, another of the artists involved.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 ? 1978 - ? 1993 Open 49
P0002 ? 1978 - ? 1993 Open 2
P0003 ? 1978 - ? 1993 Open 8
P0004 ? 1978 - ? 1993 Open 2
P0005 ? 1978 - ? 1993 Open 1
P0006 ? 1978 - ? 1993 Open 1
P0007 1978 - 1994 Open 1
P0008 ? 1992 - ? 1992 Open 1
P0009 1985 - 1990 Open 1
P0010 1979 - 1979 Open 2
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