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Booklet - 'The Duke & Duchess A Memento of Their Visit to Melbourne', Leslie W. Craw, Melbourne, 1901 Document Reg. No: HT 16890

Summary:
Publication titled on the cover 'The Duke and Duchess, a memento of their visit to Melbourne and opening of the first Commonwealth Parliament of Australia', May 1901, second edition, published by Leslie W. Craw and printed by D.W. Paterson, Melbourne.

The eighty-page publication was produced as a photographic memento of the visit to Melbourne by George - later King George V of England - and his wife May, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. The opening photographs include full-length portraits of their Royal Highness The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York across pages 4-5 respectively, as well as His Excellency, The Earl of Hopetoun, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, and his wife, Her Excellency The Countess of Hopetoun. There is also a double portrait of the Duke and Duchess on page 21.
Description:
Eighty-page illustrated publication with cloth-covered staple binding, depicting portrait and scenes relating to the visit to Melbourne of George and May, Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York, in 1901 for the opening of the first Commonwealth Parliament of Australia.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 221.0 mm (Height), 290.0 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: royal visits, australian federation 1901, royal exhibition building, royalty british, royal exhibition building history of events 1892-1917, politics, ceremonies, civic life
Themes this item is part of: HRH King George V (1865-1936), HM Queen Mary (1867-1953), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Federation
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Text, front cover: THE/DUKE/AND/DUCHESS/MAY 1901/A MEMENTO/OF THEIR VISIT/TO MELBOURNE/AND OPENING/OF THE FIRST/COMMONWEALTH/PARLIAMENT/OF AUSTRALIA.
Person Commemorated: HRH George Duke of Cornwall & York, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Person Commemorated: HRH Mary Duchess of Cornwall & York, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Publisher: Leslie Craw, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Printer: D.W. Paterson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901

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