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Spoon - Centenary All-Australian Exhibition, 1934 Reg. No: SH 961475
- 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.
- 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.
|Dimensions:||14.00 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Length)|
|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|
|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.|