Mug - Glass, Engraved, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888-1889 Object Reg. No: SH 860191

An engraved glass mug made as a souvenir of the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition held in the (Royal) Exhibition Building from 1 August 1888 - 31 January 1889.
Mug of clear glass etched with symmetrical fern decoration.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 130 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width), 85 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, food drink consumption, domestic equipment, royal exhibition building, world fairs, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, engraving, glasswork
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne Centennial Exhibition 1888
Tertiary Classification: Souvenirs
Inscriptions: Etched on mug: Centennial Exhibition/1888/Mary Scoones
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Aug 1888 - 31 Jan 1889
References: Marjorie Graham: Australian Glass of the 19 & 20C. David Ell Press, Sydney 1981.

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