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Catalogue - Update '79, The Home Renovations & Improvements Show, 3-11 Feb 1979 Document Reg. No: HT 25820

Official catalogue issued to visitors to the "Update '79" Home Renovations & Improvements Show held in the Great Hall and Western Annexe of the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, from Saturday 3 February to Sun 11 February 1979. The event was sponsored by Channel 9, Radio Station 3AK and the Yooralla Sportsman's Committee. The booklet contains a plan of the exhibition and list of every exhibitor's stand, together with numerous illustrated advertisements for products and services offered by businesses represented at the exhibition.

With stapled two page insert daily program and news bulletin for Update '79, issued on Saturday February 10.

This item was acquired together with a collection of trade literature covering a range of home appliances, furnishing, decorating and home renovation products from the Flack family who lived in West Brunswick. It appears that they attended the show at the Exhibition Building at a time when they were contemplating renovations to their own home and collected most of the publications there.
A4-sized 54-page portrait format staple-bound booklet with full-colour cover printed with a yellow background. Inside pages monochrome black print on white paper stock, with a single leaf full colour advertising insert in the centre.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from J. Flack, 2010
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 277 mm (Height), 206 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal exhibition building, building construction, home decorating, home shows, renovations
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Engineering Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Secondary Classification: Exhibitions & Trade Shows
Tertiary Classification: home
Inscriptions: Text, printed front cover: OFFICIAL/CATALOGUE/update/'79/the home renovations/& improvements show/YOORALLA SPORTSMAN'S COMMITTEE/Pine furniture with built-in savings.
Place & Date Used: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1979
Organiser of Event: A A Hubbard & Associates, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1979

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