||australian federation 1901, royal exhibition building, local government, politicians, invitations, royal exhibition building history of events 1900-1949
|Themes this item is part of:
||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
||Text; The Parliament of the Commonwealth/ His Majesty's Minsters of State for the/ Commonwealth of Australia/ request the honor of the presence of/ .../ in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne,/ on Thursday the 9th of May, 1901, to witness the Opening of/ the Parliament of the Commonwealth./ Edmund Barton,/ Prime Minister./ An immediate reply is requested, addressed to-/ George H. Jenkins Esquire, Parliament House, Melbourne,/ If this Invitation is accepted an Entree Card will be forwarded to you./ Note-/ THE ILLUMINATED OFFICIAL CARD OF INVITATION WILL BE POSTED TO YOU AS SOON AS IT IS READY FOR ISSUE.
Handwritten: Mr Geo. Fdr. Michael & Lady/ (Secretary of The Shire of Woorayl)
||George Michael, Victoria, Australia, 1901
|Place & Date of Event:
||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 May 1901