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Postcard - Royal Exhibition Building & Views of Melbourne, Scancolor Australia, Melbourne, circa 1992 Object Reg. No: SH 960600

Summary:
This is a colour postcard of five views of Melbourne, including one the Hochgurtel Fountain & southern facade of the Royal Exhibition Building, circa 1992. The other four views include Bourke Street Mall, a view from Princes Bridge, a tram passing the Shrine of Remembrance and the Walker Fountain in Alexandra Park. The postcard, which is unused, was printed as part of the Scancolour Australian Range and purchased at Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne in 1992.
Description:
A coloured postcard containing five photographs, separated by small white borders. The top left photograph is of the Exhibition Building and Hochgurtel Fountain. The reverse of the postcard is light green with black printed text and contains brief descriptions of each of the views on the obverse. There is space to write a message, an address and to place a stamp. The card is unused.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Sheridan Palmer-Bull, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 170 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: civic mementoes, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, exterior views, fountains, buildings, postcards, trams, bridges
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: MELBOURNE; VICTORIA/ AUSTRALIA; SCANCOLOUR
Reverse, text: THE/ SCANCOLOUR/ AUSTRALIAN/ Range; AFFIX/ STAMP/ HERE/ POST OFFICE PREFERRED; NAME/ ADDRESS/ POSTCODE; MELBOURNE. VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA/ Top left: The Exhibition Building, built 1880./ Lower left: The Bourke Street Mall./ Centre: View from Princes Bridge highlights the old and the new./ Top right: Decorated tram passes the Shrine of Remembrance./ Lower right: The Walker Fountain in Alexandra Park.; SCC 1101; SCANCOLOR Australia (03) 555 1944
Publisher: Scancolor Australia, Australia, circa 1992
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), circa 1992
Place & Date Depicted: Princes Bridge, circa 1992
Place & Date Depicted: Bourke Street Mall, circa 1992
Place & Date Depicted: Shrine of Remembrance, circa 1992
Place Depicted: Alexandra Park
Place Collected: Melbourne Airport

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