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Postcard - South East Facade, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Premier Cards, 1970s Object Reg. No: SH 960727

Summary:
This is a black & white postcard featuring a reproduction of a sketch of the south east facade of the Exhibition Building during the Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881, made circa 1970s. The postcard, which is unused, was printed by Premier Cards as part of series number 25A120 and identifies the Exhibition Building as housing Melbourne's Royale Ballroom.

The southern section of the eastern annexe of the Exhibition Building housed the Royale Ballroom between 1952 and 1979.
Description:
A black & white reproduction of a sketch of the Exhibition Building during the Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881. 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:
Donation from Mrs B. Stevens, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 125 mm (Height), 175 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, civic mementoes, exterior views, greeting cards, 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: Reverse, text: EXHIBITION BUILDINGS MELBOURNE 1800s/ HOUSING MELBOURNE'S ROYALE BALLROOM/ PREMIER CARDS; 25A120
Publisher: Premier Cards, Australia, circa 1970
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881

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