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Letter - George Lavater, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 3 Aug 1888 Document Reg. No: SH 000203

Summary:
Unaddressed, printed letter written by the secretary of the Exhibition Commission George Lavater, providing information to guests attending a banquet in the (Royal) Exhibition Building on 8 August 1888 as part of the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition (MCIE). The MCIE was open from 1 August 1888 to 31 January 1889.
Description:
Small white folded card with gold cursive print. The seal of the MCIE is printed at top.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 127 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: royal exhibition building, world fairs, correspondence, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, banquets, invitations
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: Correspondence
Inscriptions: In gold print: 3rd August, 1888./Sir,/On the occasion of the Banquet at the/Exhibition, on Wednesday, the 8th inst., in celebration/of the Opening, Carriages can enter the main drive at the Rathdown Street Gates, and set down at/the Door near the west end of the Main Building/leading into the Armament Court. Guests arriving on foot can enter by the Gates/at either Nicholson or Rathdown Streets, on production of their Entree Card. [ext. text].
Author: George Lavater, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 Aug 1888
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 Aug 1888

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