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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, Duke of York, Federation Celebrations, Railway Tower, Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, 1901 Image Reg. No: MM 111142

Description Of Content:
This stereograph shows twin images of the Railway Tower, Flinders Street Station, decorated for the Duke of York's visit for Federation celebrations, 1901.

This stereograph shows an elaborate tower on Flinders Street, heavily decorated in bunting and flags for the Duke of York's visit for Federation celebrations in May 1901. It also shows the busy street, including traffic and passers by. This stereograph came from a collection of Melba Ryan's grandparents, Josephine and Martin Nowlan. A lot of them were bought around Federation as souvenirs. They were passed down to Melba's mother, 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. The Railway Tower, Flinders Street Station.
Inscriptions: Front (LHS): Rose's Stereoscopic Views Copyright. Front (bottom): 2881 Duke of York Celebrations. Railway Tower, Flinders Street Station. Front (RHS): Sold only by GEORGE ROSE PUBLISHER Melbourne.
People Depicted: unknown
Organisations Depicted: Flinders Street Railway Station
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 May 1901

Place Depicted Notes: On corner of Flinders Street Railway Station.
Source of Date Depicted: Based on the date of Australia's Federation celebrations.
Photographer: George Rose

Professional photographer.

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