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Invitation - Issued to Mr George Frederick Michael, Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, Melbourne, 1901 Object Reg. No: HT 24460

Invitation to the Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia on 9 May 1901 sent to Mr George Frederick Michael and Lady, Secretary of the Shire of Woorayl, by His Majesty's Ministers of State for the Commonwealth of Australia. It is noted at the bottom of this plain invitation that the illuminated official card will be posted as soon as it is ready for issue.
Plain, off-white card, printed in cursive text.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 223 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: 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
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Federation
Tertiary Classification: invitations
Inscriptions: 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)
Issued To: George Michael, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Place & Date of Event: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 May 1901

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