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Spoon - Centenary All-Australian Exhibition, 1934 Object Reg. No: SH 961475

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. The spoon is enameled with an image of the Exhibition Building.
Description:
The spoon is broad and flat with two decorative cut-outs at the base. Attached to the handle is an outline of Australia coloured in blue and red enamel. An image of the Exhibition Building (REB) is depicted within the outline of Australia. The handle has decorative grooves.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.00 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, cutlery, domestic equipment, exhibitions melbourne all australian victorian centenary 1934, food drink consumption, keepsakes, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, victoria centenary 1934-1935
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Exhibitions & Trade Shows
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Obverse within decoration on handle: CENTENARY EXHIBITION / 1934-5 / VICTORIAN & MELBOURNE
Reverse: EPNS A1
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date of Event: All-Australian Exhibition, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
References: See Supp File: 96.279 for reference articles, news reports of 1934 Centenary Exhibition.

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