Two young girls enjoying themselves at the RNA Show, Brisbane, 1946

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 January 1946

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Creator: Unidentified

Location: Brisbane, Queensland

Description: Young visitors enjoying a special treat at the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition, known locally as the Ekka, on Saturday 10 August 1946.

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    MargaretBee

    • 14/Oct/2011 01:32:26

    How I hated having cloth wraps to make ringlets, but they did look nice.

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    annburlingham

    • 14/Oct/2011 02:35:06

    Being an American living near the Jell-O Museum, I at first thought this was Jell-O! www.jellogallery.org/

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    tirralirra

    • 02/Aug/2012 01:55:09

    Lovely! I bet their mum made their matching dresses!

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    State Library of Queensland, Australia

    • 05/Aug/2012 23:52:41

    We were excited to see that these two little girls were located by the Courier Mail newspaper and featured last week in a story about this year's Ekka. Their names - Yvonne Donald (nee Le Sueur) and Fay Stubbs (nee Le Sueur). They were aged 6 and 8 when the photo was taken. Yvonne noted in the article that it was their first time at the show and that their mother had made their matching dresses.