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Stereograph - Carlton Gardens from the Dome, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1927 Image Reg. No: HT 31598

Summary:
Mounted stereograph with images of Carlton Gardens taken from the dome of the Exhibition Building, circa 1927. The image is of the south eastern corner of the gardens. In the forefront is the ornamental lake; St Patrick's, the Roman Catholic Cathedral in East Melbourne, is clearly visible on the horizon.

The stereographic card was published by American photographers Keystone View Company. Printed on the reverse is information about the city of Melbourne; it includes population figures, a list of cultural facilities, and Melbourne's role as the capital of Australia.
Description:
Black & white stereographic photograph mounted on cardboard backing printed with publisher details and title on the obverse, with information about Melbourne on the reverse.
Description Of Content:
South eastern corner of Carlton Gardens. In the forefront is the ornamental lake; St Patrick's, the Roman Catholic Cathedral in East Melbourne, is clearly visible on the horizon.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Reason, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 88 mm (Height), 178 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: souvenirs, gardens, tourism, royal exhibition building, lakes, photographic studios
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Carlton Gardens
Tertiary Classification: general history
Inscriptions: Printed on the obverse at top: T583
Printed on the obverse at far left: Keystone View Company/ COPYRIGHTED/ Manufacturers/ MADE IN U.S.A./ Publishers
Printed on the obverse at far right: Meadville, Pa., New York, N.Y.,/ Chicago, Ill., London, England.
Printed on the obverse at lower right: 15900 T Melbourne, Australia, Looking towards the/ Southeast from the Exhibition Dome.
Printed on reverse: 15900/ MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, FROM THE/ EXHIBITION DOME./ ...
Format: Stereograph: Black & White
Manufacturer: Keystone View Company, United States of America, circa 1927
Place Depicted: Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1927

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