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Spoon - Centenary All-Australian Exhibition, 1934 Object Reg. No: SH 961531

Summary:
A souvenir spoon from the Centenary All-Australian Exhibition, celebrating Victoria's and Melbourne's centenary (1934-35). The exhibition was held at the Exhibition Building (REB) in 1934. A the top of the spoon handle is an enamel badge in the shape of Australia, within which there is a representation of the Exhibition Building (REB).
Description:
The bowl of the spoon is rectangular and concave. It has a short broad handle of metal and at its top is an enamel badge in the shape of Australia, within which there is a representation of the Exhibition Building.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.05 cm (Height), 3.03 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: measurements taken at widest points.

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, exhibitions, exhibitions melbourne all australian victorian centenary 1934, keepsakes, melbourne centenary 1935, royal exhibition building, souvenirs
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Obverse within decoration on handle: CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ 1934-5/ VICTORIA & MELBOURNE
Reverse: MADE IN/ ENGLAND
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date of Event: All-Australian Exhibition, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934

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