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Document - 'Intercolonial Exhibition 1866', Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines, Melbourne, circa 1866 Document Reg. No: HT 29740 1

Type-written sheet in red ink accompanying and describing the Van Diemen's 1830 proclamation reproduced as a sepia coloured postcard for the Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition 1866, by Thomas Ellis & Co., photographers, Melbourne.
Type-written sheet in red ink and white paper. Corrosive marks are visible in the upper left corner from a staple that held the two items together when they arrived at the Museum.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Margaret Malseed, 2011
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 183 mm (Height), 126 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: aboriginal depictions, postcards, photographers, aboriginal history, aboriginal contact, exhibitions melbourne 1865-1879, exhibitions melbourne intercolonial victorian exhibitions 1860-1869, exhibitions melbourne 1853-1866
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition 1866
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Place & Date of Event: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1866

Used to promote Tasmanian Court at the Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition 1866

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