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Postcard - Dome & Southern Facade, Royal Exhibition Building, Biscay Greetings, Melbourne, post 1971 Object Reg. No: SH 960648

Summary:
This is a colour postcard of the Royal Exhibition Building showing the dome and southern facade with garden in the foreground, post 1971. The postcard, which is unused, was made as part of series BG 308, published by Biscay Greetings.

Biscay Greetings commenced operations in 1971.
Description:
A colour photograph of the southern facade of the Exhibition Building with flower beds and lawn in the foreground. 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:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1996
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 102 mm (Height), 143 mm (Width)

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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
Secondary Classification: Revenue
Tertiary Classification: souvenir postcards
Inscriptions: Obverse, text: Greetings/ from/ Melbourne
Reverse, text: biscay/ GREETING/ Melbourne; AFFIX/ STAMP/ HERE; AUSTRALIA; MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA/ The exhibition building was built especially for/ the 1880 Melbourne exhibition./ A large building with a beautiful fountain and/ garden is still used for major exhibitions/ throughout the year/ BG 308; ADDRESS; POSTCODE; Copyright Biscay Greetings Pty. Ltd./ Telephone (03) 544 5144
Publisher: Biscay Greetings Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, post 1971
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, post 1971

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