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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, Duke of York, Federation Celebrations, Australian Stockmen Passing under Queens Arch, Melbourne, 1901 Image Reg. No: MM 111141

Description Of Content:
This stereograph shows twin images of Australian Stockmen riding horses in a parade through an elaborate arch for the Duke of York's visit for Federation in 1901.

This Rose's stereograph shows the Stockmen's Parade, part of the Federation celebrations on 7 May 1901. The parade also welcomed the Duke and Duchess of York who were visiting Melbourne to open Australia's first Federal Parliament. This parade of Australian stockmen on horseback are pictured riding through 'the Queen's Arch' on Collins Street in Melbourne.
This collection of stereographs came from Melba Ryan's grandparents, Josephine and Martin Nowlan. A lot of them were bought around the date of Federation as souvenirs. They were passed down to Melba's Mum, Doris Holden, who passed them down to her.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Dennis Ryan, 2006
Contributed by Mr Dennis Ryan
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Federation
Tertiary Classification: parades & street festivals
Original Caption: Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne. Australian Stockmen Passing under the Queens Arch, Collins Street.
Inscriptions: Front (left hand side): ROSE'S STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS COPYRIGHT Front (bottom): 2857 Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne. The Australian Stockmen, passing under the Queen's Arch, Collins St. Front (right hand side) Sold only by GEORGE ROSE PUBLISHER Melbourne.
People Depicted: unknown
Organisations Depicted: Stockmen's Parade
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 07 May 1901

Source of Date Depicted: Based on the date of the Stockmen's Parade and the visit of the Duke of York to Australia for Federation.
Photographer: George Rose

Professional photographer.
References: http://www.aph.gov.au/exhibitions/pogg/opening/index.htm accessed 23 November 2009.
http://localhistory.kingston.vic.gov.au/htm/article/102.htm accessed 23 November 2009.

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