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Postcard - South West Facade, Exhibition Building, Rose Series, Melbourne, circa 1930 Reg. No: SH 960669
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||87 mm (Height), 140 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: THE ROSE SERIES P. 3351/ Copyright.; THE EXHIBITION, MELBOURNE, VIC.
Reverse, text: POST CARD; A Real Photograph; Produced in Australia
|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 Postcard in Australia 1898-1920' p148 for info re Rose Stereograph Company.|