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Postcard - Royal Exhibition Building & Views of Melbourne, Nucolorvue Productions, Melbourne, circa 1990 Object Reg. No: SH 960649

Summary:
This is a colour postcard of three views of Melbourne, including one of the eastern facade of the Royal Exhibition Building & Centennial Hall circa 1990. The other two views are of St Paul's Cathedral at dusk and the State Library and Science Museum. The postcard, which is unused, was published by Nucolorvue Productions.

Centennial Hall was opened on 1 October 1980 by Princess Alexandra, to coincide with the opening of the International Centenary Exhibition. As part of her Royal Visit, Princess Alexandra also bestowed the Royal title on the Exhibition Building.
Description:
A colour postcard containing 3 photographs of Melbourne. Each photograph is separated by a thin white border. The left half of the card is a picture of St Paul's Cathedral. On the right hand side the top image is of the Royal Exhibition Building and the bottom is of the State Library. 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, state library museums building
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, State Library of Victoria (SLV), Melbourne, Victoria
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Revenue
Tertiary Classification: souvenir postcards
Inscriptions: Obverse, text: MELBOURNE
Reverse, text: MELBOURNE, VICTORIA/ Australia/ 1. St. Paul's Cathedral at dusk./ 2. Exhibition Buildings reflected in Centen-/ nial Hall's glass facade/ 3.State Library and Science Museum.; NU-COLOR-VUE/ OF/ AUSTRALIA; AFFIX/ STAMP/ HERE/ 12 ML007/ NCV 1227; ADDRESS; POSTCODE; COPYRIGHT/ Nucolorvue Productions Pty. Ltd./ Telephone: (03) 560-1788/ Made in Australia.
Publisher: Nucolorvue Productions, Mentone, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990
Place & Date Depicted: St. Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990
Place & Date Depicted: State Library of Victoria (SLV), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990

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