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Stereograph - Duke of York Celebrations, Sydney, New South Wales, 1901 Image Reg. No: SH 960527

Photographer: George Rose, Melbourne.

Two almost identical sepia stereographic views mounted on thick card. The images depict uniformed cadets marching in formation across an oval. These images were taken in Sydney at a Children's Fete in May 1901. The celebrations were in honour of the visit to Australia of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall & York for the opening of the first Federal Parliament on 9 May 1901.
Description Of Content:
Uniformed cadets marching in formation across an oval. In the background are more contingents of marching cadets and a grandstand. A large crowd of spectators is visible in the background. These images were taken in Sydney at a Children's Fete in May 1901.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.00 cm (Height), 18.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: australian federation 1901, australian military forces, celebrations, civic mementoes, royal visits, souvenirs
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Federation
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Text: 3187 Duke of York Celebrations, Sydney/ Children's Fete. Cadets doing Exercises. Black print in a decorative vertical border: Rose's Stereoscopic Views/ Copyright./ Sold only by/ George Rose/ Publisher/ Melbourne.
Format: Stereograph: Sepia
Photographer: George Rose, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901

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