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Newspaper - The Star, 'Royal Centenary Visit: The Story in Pictures', Souvenir Edition, 8 Dec 1934 Document Reg. No: HT 28731

Summary:
Souvenir edition of 'The Star' newspaper published to celebrate the visit of HRH the Duke of Gloucester to Australia in 1934.

The special edition, titled 'Royal Centenary Visit: The Story in Pictures', features 40 pages of images covering the Royal visit including: the opening ceremony of Victoria's centenary celebrations on 18 October 1934, the dedication of Victoria's Shrine of Remembrance on 11 November 1934, and the presentation of the cup to CWA Scott and T Campbell Black, winners of the Centenary Air Race. There are also images from his visits to Bendigo, New South Wales and Canberra.
Description:
Large format newspaper, stapled on spine. Front cover printed in full colour. Inside pages printed in black & white, or blue & white.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Bryan Cave, 2011
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 466 mm (Height), 314 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: souvenirs, presentations, newspapers, royal visits, centenaries, shrines, opening ceremonies
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Printed across top of front page: THE STAR; ROYAL/ VISIT/ SOUVENIR; (40 Pages) MELBOURNE, DECEMBER 8, 1934. SIXPENCE; ROYAL CENTENARY VISIT:/ THE STORY IN PICTURES
Publisher: Wilson and Mackinnon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 Dec 1934
Date Published: The Star, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 Dec 1934
Person Named: HRH Henry Duke of Gloucester, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Printer & Publisher: Richard Wellington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 Dec 1934

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