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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, Victorian Arch, Commonwealth Celebrations, Sydney, 1901 Image Reg. No: MM 111145

Description Of Content:
This stereograph shows twin images of an open carriage and mounted guards process beneath the Victorian Arch in Sydney during the Federation Celebrations.

This stereograph shows the arch erected by Victoria in Sydney as part of public celebrations of the Federation of Australia, May 1901. An open carriage usually reserved for dignitaries, and mounted guards process through, with a crowd of onlookers. 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
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: The Victorian Arch, Commonwealth Celebrations, Sydney 1901.
Inscriptions: Front (LHS): Sold only by GEORGE ROSE PUBLISHER Melbourne. Front (bottom): 2638 Victorian Arch, Commonwealth Celebrations, Sydney. Front (RHS): ROSES STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS COPYRIGHT.
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, May 1901

Source of Date Depicted: Based on the year of Australian Federation.
Photographer: George Rose

Professional photographer.

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