Money Box - Wood, 1880 -1881 Object Reg. No: HT 508

Summary:
Wooden Japanned money box hand painted with snow drops. A label printed with an image of the (Royal) Exhibition Building and the text 'Melbourne International Exhibition 1880' indicates the money box was sold as a souvenir of the Exhibition which was held between 1 October 1880 and 30 April 1881.
Description:
Cylindrical, Japanned wooden money box. Hand painted with snow drops. Paper label with an engraving of the Exhibition Building affixed to the body.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 75 cm (Height), 65 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: civic mementoes, souvenirs, exhibitions, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, keepsakes, royal exhibition building
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: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Label text: INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION BUILDING MELBOURNE 1880
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB) Museum Collection, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Oct 1880 - 30 Apr 1881

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