Mug - Glass, Engraved, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888-1889 Object Reg. No: SH 960378

Summary:
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.
Description:
Glass mug, cylindrical recessed box, with handle. Lower part vertically ridged. Decorative inscription has a double leaf design.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Bain, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 108 mm (Height), 100 mm (Width), 70 mm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: civic mementoes, souvenirs, glassware, exhibitions, keepsakes, royal exhibition building, world fairs, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne Centennial Exhibition 1888
Tertiary Classification: Souvenirs
Inscriptions: Centennial Exhibition / May / From G H G / 1888
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Aug 1888 - 31 Jan 1889
References: E.Willis: 'Souvenirs from the Great Melbourne Exhibitions' Handbook to the Australian Antique and Fine Art Dealers' Fair, Melbourne, October 1996

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