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- A Place & Date Depicted Melbourne, Australia
Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, Duke of York, Federation Celebrations, Chinese Procession & Chinese Arch, Melbourne, 1901 Reg. No: MM 111146
- Description Of Content:
- This stereograph shows twin images of Chinese men traditionally dressed stand with a gong, banners, and possibly a Dragon under an elaborate Chinese styled arch. A Chinese man in Western dress walks alongside.
This stereograph shows the procession and arch assembled by the Chinese community of Melbourne to celebrate the arrival of the Duke of York, May 1901, for Federation celebrations. 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
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Tertiary Classification:||parades & street festivals|
|Original Caption:||Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne. Chinese Procession and the Chinese Arch, Swanston Street|
|Inscriptions:||Front (LHS): Sold only by GEORGE ROSE PUBLISHER Melbourne. Front (bottom): 2882 Duke of York Celebrations, Melbourne. Chinese procession and the Chinese Arch, Swanston Street. Front (RHS): ROSES STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS COPYRIGHT.|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May 1901
Source of Date Depicted: Based on the year of Australian Federation.