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Book - New South Wales Court, Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880 -1881 Document Reg. No: SH 960703

Summary:
This book is essentially a catalogue of the exhibits in the New South Wales Court at the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880. It describes the categories of competition and allotment of space, showing areas devoted to each colony and nation. Details are given regarding the system of classification for the exhibition.

The Melbourne International Exhibition was held in the (Royal) Exhibition Building from 1 October 1880 to 30 April 1881.
Description:
Soft blue covered book of 110 pages with maps of New South Wales. Inside front cover is a fold-out plan of the Melbourne International Exhibition 1880. The front cover contains a map of New South Wales on which are marked the lines of latitude and longitude.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 244 mm (Height), 154 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, royal exhibition building, world fairs
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: exhibition catalogues
Inscriptions: Handwritten, front cover: Y x 3.
Front cover: NEW SOUTH WALES/CATALOGUE/SYDNEY: THOMAS RICHARDS, GOVERNMENT PRINTER/1880
Printer: Thomas Richards, Government Printer, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1880
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB) Museum Collection, Melbourne, Central, Victoria, Australia, 1 Oct 1880 - 30 Apr 1881

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