Queensland to a T

State Library of Queensland
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Queensland to a T is a free exhibition of tea towels that offers a unique and fascinating look into Queensland’s culture and identity between 1950 and 2016, on show at State Library of Queensland until January 22, 2023.

Queensland to a T, State Library

The humble tea towel can be many things to many people –decorative décor, cherished souvenir, stylised reminder of a treasured time. Not only that, this exhibition also reflects the state's changing ideas and interests - and the stubborn longevity of some stereotypes.

Queensland to a T SLQ

Get a glimpse into the Glenn R. Cooke Souvenir Textiles collection (holding over 1500 items) and uncover what made them desirable Queenslandiana and how we see them now.

Queensland to a T SLQ

In a nutshell - This exhibition is the place to soak up history and all things nostalgic and memorable while you reminisce, remember and see what comes out in the wash!

Image credits: Joe Ruckli, 2022

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Queensland to a T

State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

South Brisbane

Until Jan 22, 2023

Free 

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