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Journal - Centenary Journal, The Centenary Celebrations Council, 1934 Document Reg. No: SH 960752

Jounal created as a souvenir to commemorate the centenary of European settlement of Victoria in 1934. It was 'not intended to be a guide book or programme, but a historical review, covering the first hundred years of Melbourne and Victoria'. Authorised by The Centenary Celebrations Council, edited by L.L. Politzer and published by Collinson Publishing Service, the journal was printed by Arbuckle Waddle Pty in May 1934.
Soft covered journal of 160 pages authorised by The Centenary Celebrations Council. On the cover a coloured picture of 'Early Pioneers Bartering with Aboriginals' after the original painting by J.E. Flett. The edited journal contains illustrations, advertisements, photographs and articles relating to the history of Victoria, and special centenary events.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Marion Harris, 1996
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.00 cm (Height), 18.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, melbourne centenary 1935, souvenirs, victoria centenary 1934-1935
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: newsletters
Inscriptions: Front cover: CENTENARY/ VICTORIA MELBOURNE/ 1934-1935/ CENTENARY JOURNAL/ Souvenir Edition (May 1934) MELBOURNE, 1934/35 Copyright by L.L. Politzer/ Publishers: Collinson Publishing Service/ EARLY PIONEERS BARTERING WITH ABORIGINALS/ After the original painting by J.E. Flett/ AUTHORISED BY THE CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS COUNCIL
Editor: Mr L.L. Politzer, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Publisher: Collinson Publishing Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Printer: Arbuckle Waddell Pty Ltd, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date of Event: Victorian Centenary, Victoria, Australia, 1934

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