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Pass - Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition, Australia, 1888 Reg. No: NU 48398
- Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition (MCIE) gold pass presented to the Hon Joseph Henry Connor (1834-1899), a member of parliament and MCIE commissioner. Connor served on a number of MCIE committees: Animal Products, Vegetable Products, and Refreshments. It is believed that this pass granted access to the Exhibition Buildings and grounds for the duration of the exhibition.
- Diamond shaped medal with fixed ring at top. Decorated on both sides with MCIE logo surrounded by text. Owner's name engraved on reverse.
|Dimensions:||25 mm (Height), 19 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, commissioners, exhibitions, exhibition passes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Australia - Victoria|
|Tertiary Classification:||exhibition passes|
|Obverse Description:||Around four sides, MELBOURNE 1888/ INTERNATIONAL/ CENTENNIAL/ EXHIBITION|
|Reverse Description:||Around logo, Hon. J. H/ Connor M.L.C. / Commissioner|
|Inscriptions:||Around four sides of obverse: MELBOURNE 1888/ INTERNATIONAL/ CENTENNIAL/ EXHIBITION
Engraved around upper two sides of reverse above logo: Hon. J. H/ Connor M.L.C.
Engraved under logo on reverse: Commissioner
|Issued By:||Exhibition: 1888 Centennial, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889|
|Awarded to:||Honourable Joseph Connor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889|
|Place & Date of Event:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889|