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Magazine - Federation Punch, The Duke & Duchess of York in Australia, 1901 Document Reg. No: HT 23366

Summary:
Special issue of the magazine Punch, published to commemorate the Royal Visit to Australia for the opening of the Australian Parliament on 9 May 1901.

It features a story that chronicles the events leading to the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York's visit to Australia with photographs of the recently deceased Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall and York, and their relatives. There are also photographs of Melbourne. It also features interesting advertisements for Victorian manufacturers and retailers offering products like cameras, wool, oil & gas engines, Buckley & Nunn etc. Loose fold out colour printed photographic portraits of royal family and relatives, slotted into front cover.
Description:
Printed A3 booklet with colour cover in navy blue, royal blue and gold with red text.Two royal coat of arms are depicted in the top left and bottom right corners of cover. Text block is printed in black and white. Loose fold out colour printed photographic portraits of royal family and relatives, slotted into front cover.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 410 mm (Height), 280 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: souvenirs, royal visits, magazines, royalty british
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Federation
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Printed, front cover: "SPECIAL ISSUE OF 'PUNCH' May 1901 / The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York Australia 1901".
Publisher: Alex McKinley & Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Date Printed: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901

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