M.A.D.E is pleased to exhibit a number of rare Eureka items from a local collector, Ben Smith. A 40th Regiment Albert Pattern Officer’s Shako is one of the very rare items on display. Officers of the Regiment wore these hats on this Eureka Stockade site 160 years ago.
Items on display until the 29 March 2015.
This year 3 Dec, 2014 marked 160 years since the extraordinary events at Eureka etched a unique place in our nation’s history. Supported by the State Government of Victoria and the City of Ballarat M.A.D.E presented a range of events to commemorate this milestone including keynote speeches by M.A.D.E Chairman - Kaaren Koomen, Mayor, Cr John Philips, and M.A.D.E Patrons – The Hon. Steve Bracks and The Hon. Rob Knowles AO.
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