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Newspaper Page - 'The Intercolonial Exhibition, Melbourne', The Illustrated London News, London, 2 Mar 1867 Reg. No: SH 960374
- A newspaper page from The Illustrated London News, March 2, 1867, p. 216, featuring a hand coloured lithograph showing the interior of the Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition, held at the Public Library in Melbourne, 1866-67. The hall is decorated with various banners and flags, including those of the other Australian colonies. Image depicts men, women and children viewing the range of exhibits displayed in showcases.
The Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition 1866-67 was held in a new exhibition space erected at the rear of the Public Library. All the colonies participated, as well as New Caledonia, Mauritius and the Dutch East Indies. The emphasis was on mineral and agricultural products.
- Page 216 from The Illustrated London News, March 2, 1867. Hand coloured lithograph showing the interior of the Intercolonial Exhibition, held at the Public Library in Melbourne, 1866-67. Exhibits are on display and men, women and children are viewing them. The Hall is hung with flags and banners.
- Acquisition Information:
- Purchase & Subsequent Transfer from Trowbridge Gallery, 1990
|Dimensions:||420 mm (Height), 520 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||civic mementoes, souvenirs, exhibitions, buildings, illustrations, interior views, exhibitions melbourne intercolonial australasian 1866-1867|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Secondary Classification:||Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition 1866|
|Tertiary Classification:||media coverage|
|Inscriptions:||Caption: THE INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBITION, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. - SEE PRECEDING PAGE. MARCH 2, 1867.|
|Place & Date Made:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1867|
|References:||'LaTrobe Library Journal', Vol.14, No.56, Spring 1995, p8.|