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Photograph - Princes Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: SH 960404

Summary:
Made: 1901
Used: 1901
Photograph given to the Director, Mr. Linton Lethlean
Description:
Sepia toned photograph of a view of Princes Bridge showing a temporary three span Arch in a classical style. This is the Municipal Arch erected for the Federation celebrations in May 1901. The Arch has a Royal Crown in the centre span and is decorated with flags and bunting. Men and women are walking along the road. Barricades are erected in preparation for a street procession.
Description Of Content:
The Municipal Arch erected for the Federation celebrations in May 1901. The Arch has a Royal Crown in the centre span and is decorated with flags and bunting. Men and women are walking along the road. Barricades are erected in preparation for a street procession.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Jack Mortley, 1996
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.50 cm (Height), 21.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: australian federation 1901, celebrations, civic life
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Federation
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: On the Arch, 'DIEV ET MON DROIT / ONE LIFE / ONE FLAG / ONE FLEET/ ONE THRONE.'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1901
Date Used: 1901

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