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Menu - Conversazione, Federation Celebrations, Victoria, 7 May 1901 Reg. No: SH 960713
- Menu for the meal that was served at the Conversazione, hosted by the Government of Victoria at the Exhibition Building on 7 May 1901. The menu was printed by E. Whitehead & Co, Melbourne.
The menu included patties, sandwiches, entremets, jellies, creams, ices, dessert tea, coffee, cocoa, soup, and wines - including champagnes, Australian wines, sherry, port, ales, and various punches called cups. The caterer was H. Skinner.
- The front of the menu is in brown, gold and green, with images of kangaroos, tree ferns and wattle in a frame. On the back of the menu is an etching of the Exhibition Building.
|Dimensions:||15.60 cm (Height), 10.80 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||australian federation 1901, ceremonies, civic life, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, making history - federation|
|Themes this item is part of:||Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Inscriptions:||On front: COMMONWEALTH/ CELEBRATIONS/ CONVERSAZIONE/ Given by/ THE STATE OF/ VICTORIA/ AT THE/ EXHIBITION/ BUILDING/ on Tuesday 7th MAY 1901
On back: EXHIBITION BUILDING, MELBOURNE.; E. Whitehead & Co, Melb
|Publisher:||E. Whitehead & Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Mr H Skinner, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
|Place & Date Used:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901|