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- A Place & Date Depicted Melbourne, Australia
Postcard - Southern Facade, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 960726
- This is a colour postcard of the Exhibition and State Parliament Buildings showing the southern facade and Hochgurtel Fountain with the lake in the foreground, circa 1920. The postcard, which is unused, was made in Germany.
The Victorian Parliament occupied the western annexe of the Exhibition Building from 1901 to 1927.
- A colour tinted photograph of the Exhibition Building from south east, with the lake and gardens in the foreground. The building is reflected clearly in the lake and the photograph is tinted blue, green and pink. On the reverse of the card there is space to write a message, an address and to place a stamp. The card is unused.
- Acquisition Information:
- Purchase & Subsequent Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB)
|Dimensions:||91 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||buildings, civic mementoes, exterior views, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, postcards|
|Themes this item is part of:||Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING|
|Tertiary Classification:||souvenir postcards|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse, text: EXHIBITION, AND STATE PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS, MELBOURNE
Reverse, text: POST CARD; This space may be used for Correspondence; Address only; Made in Germany; C2336 11
|Place & Date Made:||Germany, circa 1920|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920|