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Newspaper Cutting - 'Jottings at the Melbourne Exhibition', The Australasian Sketcher, 6 Nov 1880 Document Reg. No: SH 960718

Summary:
'Jottings at the Melbourne Exhibition', a page of black & white engravings published in the newspaper The Australian Sketcher, 6 November 1880.
Description:
Pages 291-292. Page 292 page features seven illustrations, including a group of sailors in discussion, men & women seated at tables in a dining room, a concert, a Chinese man being weighed, a group of people seated inside a kiosk, a woman being pushed around the exhibition in a chair, and a man demonstrating a band saw.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 405 cm (Height), 295 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, newspapers, illustrations, royal exhibition building, world fairs
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne International Exhibition 1880
Tertiary Classification: media coverage
Inscriptions: Top margin, p. 291: THE AUSTRALASIAN SKETCHER
Captions to illustrations: "L'homme qui rit"; 15 stone/ "Welly good"; AFTERNOON CONCERT; 6D DINING ROOM; One WAY/ of doing/ the/ Exhibition; THE BAND SAW; Sailors of the Nautilus, Finistere & Europa/ at the Exhibition
Bottom margin: JOTTINGS AT THE MELBOURNE EXHIBITION.
Publisher: Wilson & McKinnon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 Nov 1880
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB) Museum Collection, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Oct 1880 - 30 Apr 1881

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