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Book - Address to His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall & York, Municipal Association of Victoria, 1901 Object Reg. No: HT 24167

Book titled 'Addresses to His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall and York and to His Excellency the Governor-General From The Municipalities of Victoria', published by the Municipal Association of Victoria to commemorate the inauguration of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. It was printed by McCarron, Bird & Co in Melbourne.

The addresses were made on the occasion of the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York's visit to Melbourne in May 1901; they were in the city for the opening of Federal Parliament which took place at the Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens on 9 May 1901.
Book, bound in red leather-look fabric. The book features facsimiles of the addresses made to the Duke and Governor-General, signatures of mayors, councillors and town clerks, views of municipal buildings, and the replies sent by the Duke and Governor-General.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 290 mm (Height), 229 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: politics, australian federation 1901, royalty british, mayors, councillors, royal tours
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Federation
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Incised on front cover: ADDRESSES/ TO/ HRH The Duke of Cornwall & York/ AND/ His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR GENERAL/ The Earl of Hopetoun/ FROM/ THE MUNICIPALITIES OF VICTORIA.
Printer: McCarron Bird & Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901

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