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Souvenir - Mr. Fitz Gibbon's Tribute, Melbourne, May 1901 Document Reg. No: HT 12507

Summary:
Silk souvenir printed with welcome to T.R.H. The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York, who undertook a tour of Australia in 1901 that coincided with the opening of the first Commonwealth Parliament in Victoria on 9 May.
Description:
Silk souvenir printed with purple ink. Edged with a pink fringe.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.00 cm (Width), 23.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: banners, royal visits, royalty, royal exhibition building, silk fabrics textiles
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Exhibitions & Trade Shows
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Text: Reprinted from "The Argus," 6th May, 1901./Mr. Fitz Gibbon's Tribute./Welcome to T.R.H. The Duke and Duchess/of Cornwall and York./1./SON of the King - of Old England's Kiing,/So lovingly long in our hearts enshrined/That even yet it is when we sing/"God save him" that it recalls to mind/That prince before he is prince no more,/But our Gracious King and the Emperor.
Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901

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