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Postcard - 'Historic Melbourne', Australian Souvenirs & Marketing, Melbourne, 2003 Object Reg. No: SH 960694

Summary:
This is a colour postcard of historic sites in Melbourne, including the Royal Exhibition Building and four other sites, 2003. The postcard, which is unused, was made by Australian Souvenirs & Marketing Pty. Ltd. in Moorabin, Victoria. The four other sites depicted include Como House, Ripponlea, The Barque 'Polly Woodside' and Cook's Cottage in Fitzroy Gardens. Photographs were taken by Geoff Inkster.
Description:
A coloured postcard featuring five views of historic Melbourne. The photograph in the bottom right hand corner shows the southern facade of the Exhibition Building with trees and the lake in the foreground. Top right is a photograph of Ripponlea, top left is Como House, bottom left is the barque 'Polly Woodside' and in the center of the card is Cook's Cottage. 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 Betty Durre, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 106 mm (Height), 143 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, civic mementoes, exterior views, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, houses, postcards, ships
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: HISTORIC; MELBOURNE; AUSTRALIA
Reverse, text: HISTORIC MELBOURNE/ 1. Como House/ 2. Ripponlea/ 3. The Barque "Polly Woodside"/ 4. Exhibition Buildings/ 5. Cook's Cottage, Fitzroy Gardens/ Photography: Geoff Inkster; ASM; I AM AN/ AUSTRALIAN/ PRODUCT/ PLEASE/ SHOW/ ME TO YOUR/ FRIENDS/ 40-03-2003; ADDRESS; Postcode; COPYRIGHT/ Australian Souvenirs & Marketing Pty. Ltd./ 10-12 ROBERNA ST. MOORABBIN, VIC. 3189. AUSTRALIA./ PH. (03) 553 0846; Printed in Australia
Publisher: Australian Souvenirs & Marketing Pty. Ltd., Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Photographer: Geoff Inkster, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Depicted: Como Historic House and Garden, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Depicted: Rippon Lea Estate, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Depicted: ., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Depicted: Captain Cooks Cottage, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2003

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