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Stereograph - The American Fleet in Australia, United States Sailors Marching Past Princess Theatre in Street Parade, Melbourne, Victoria, 1908 Image Reg. No: SH 960882

Summary:
Made: George Rose, Publisher, Melbourne, 1908
Used: circa 1908
Description:
Two almost identical sepia stereographs mounted on thick brown card. The images show contingents of American sailors marching along Spring St, Melbourne, 1908. The Princess Theatre is visible in the background, decorated with bunting, US flags and Union Jacks. A large crowd is gathered by the road to watch the parade, all are dressed in 'Sunday' clothes.
Description Of Content:
Contingents of American sailors marching along Spring St, Melbourne, 1908. The Princess Theatre is visible in the background, decorated with bunting, US flags and Union Jacks. A large crowd is gathered by the road to watch the parade, all are dressed in 'Sunday' clothes.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.20 cm (Height), 17.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, great white fleet, souvenirs, united states fleet visit to melbourne 1908, united states navy
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Text: 12888 THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA. The United States Sailors/Marching through the City of Melbourne. COPYRIGHT, 1908. THE ROSE STEREOGRAPHS/COPYRIGHT/MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, WELLINGTON, LONDON. Reverse, pencil: J J ROBERTS No. 31.
Format: Stereograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1908
Publisher: George Rose, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1908

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