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Invitation - Royal Review, Australian Commonwealth Celebrations, Melbourne, 10 May 1901 Document Reg. No: HT 21613

Summary:
Colour invitation to the Royal Review held at Flemington racecourse on Friday 10 May 1901. It was printed by Sands & McDougall.
Description:
Printed colour invitation on card with printed black and white photographic images set into the border. The border is vividly decorated with flags, shields and a large coat of arms. The photographic images depict various scenes of Flemington in Melbourne, in addition to two separate portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Illustrations of military servicemen on foot and horseback flank the central block of text.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 303 mm (Height), 368 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, souvenirs, australian federation 1901, public institutions, racecourses
Themes this item is part of: HRH King George V (1865-1936), HM Queen Mary (1867-1953), Public Life & Institutions Collection, The Berry Family Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Royal Visits
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Front, printed. gold ink: "AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS / THE GOVERNMENT OF VICTORIA requests the honour of the presence of / .....(blank) / AT THE ROYAL REVIEW at Flemington on Friday the 10th of May, 1901 / SANDS & MCDOUGALL LTD. MELB."
Printer: Sands & McDougall Limited, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Person Depicted: HRH George Duke of Cornwall & York, 1901
Person Depicted: HRH Mary Duchess of Cornwall & York, 1901

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