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Postcard - South West Facade, Exhibition Building, Rose Series, Melbourne, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 960622

Summary:
This is a black & white postcard showing an elevated view of the south west facade of the Exhibition Building across the Carlton Gardens, circa 1930. The postcard, which is unused, was printed as part of the Rose Series P 3351, by the Rose Stereograph Company, Armadale, Victoria.
Description:
A black & white photograph from the Rose Series of postcards, showing an elevated view of the Exhibition Building from the Rathdowne Street side. The image has a white border with image details printed at the bottom. In the foreground of the photograph there are mature trees, part of the fence bordering Rathdowne Street and a shed or cottage. On the reverse of the card there is an image of a rose as well as space to write a message, an address and to place a stamp.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 88 mm (Height), 140 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: civic mementoes, exterior views, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, buildings, 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: THE ROSE SERIES P. 3351/ Copyright.; THE EXHIBITION, MELBOURNE, VIC.
Reverse, text: POST CARD; The "Rose" Series/ De Luxe; A Real Photograph/ Produced in Australia; Published by the Rose Stereograph Co./ Armadale, Victoria.
Publisher: Rose Stereograph Company, Armadale, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930
References: See Cook, David. 'Picture Postcards in Australia'. pp148-149 for info re Rose Stereograph Co.

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