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Souvenir - Reproduction from The Argus, 'The Australian City', 2 Aug 1888, Deakin University School of Humanities, 1988 Document Reg. No: SH 961171

Summary:
Printed compilation of images and text first published in The Argus on 2 August 1888. The souvenir was printed by the Deakin University School of Humanities in 1988, the 100th anniversary of the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition which was held in the (Royal) Exhibition Building from 1 August 1888 to 31 January 1889.
Description:
Headed Centennial International Exhibition 1888. Contains 12 images showing exterior of Exhibition Building, exhibition Courts, German fountain at night, massed choir, customs officials, official guests at closing ceremony, commemorative medals, preparing the dome and procession of trade societies. Reverse: Headed Melbourne Centennial Exhibition 1888. Contains 8 images showing Centennial International Exhibition certificate, police making an arrest, aerial view of Exhibition Building, closing ceremony, the presentation key and views of the gardens. Small amounts of text provide information regarding the events. Top Right corner has 'Deakin School of Humanities' and University symbol.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Aldo Raadik, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 538 mm (Height), 381 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, education, illustrations, royal exhibition building, world fairs, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889
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: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Text: SUPPLEMENT TO THE AUSTRALIAN CITY. H.U.101/ DEAKIN UNIVERSITY/SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES/CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION/ 1888. [Extensive text...] Reverse: SUPPLEMENT TO THE AUSTRALIAN CITY. H.U.101/DEAKIN UNIVERSITY/ SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES/Melbourne Centennial Exhibition/1888. [Extensive text ...]
Place & Date Made: Deakin University, Rusden Campus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1988
Date Used: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, central, Victoria, Australia, 1988

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