We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land of the Geelong region, the Wadawurrung People of the Kulin Nation.
We respectfully advise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that this site includes works, names and stories of deceased Indigenous people and may include images of artistic and cultural property that may be of a sensitive nature.
Tricorn ornately styled and finished in black velvet with woven details and ostrich feathers. Formal clothing was regular practice by mayor and councillors for many events throughout the municipality. Such formalities continued for over a century.