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Postcard - Royal Exhibition Building & Views of Melbourne, Nucolorvue Productions, Melbourne, circa 1990 Object Reg. No: SH 960668

This is a colour postcard of three views of Melbourne, including one of the eastern facade of the Royal Exhibition Building & Centennial Hall circa 1990. The other two views are of St Paul's Cathedral at dusk and the State Library and Science Museum. The postcard, which is unused, was published by Nucolorvue Productions.

Centennial Hall was opened on 1 October 1980 by Princess Alexandra, to coincide with the opening of the International Centenary Exhibition. As part of her Royal Visit, Princess Alexandra also bestowed the Royal title on the Exhibition Building.
A colour postcard containing three colour photographs of Melbourne on a blue background. The photographs are set in geometric shapes and are numbered. 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:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 100 mm (Height), 143 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, civic mementoes, exterior views, royal exhibition building, souvenirs, state library museums building, postcards
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, State Library of Victoria (SLV), Melbourne, Victoria
Secondary Classification: Revenue
Tertiary Classification: souvenir postcards
Inscriptions: Obverse, text: MELBOURNE/ VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA; 1; 2; 3
Reverse, text: MELBOURNE, VICTORIA/ Australia/ 1. St. Paul's Cathedral at dusk./ 2. Exhibition Buildings./ 3. State Library and Science Museum.; NU-COLOR-VUE/ OF/ AUSTRALIA; AFFIX/ STAMP/ HERE/ 12 ML007/ NCV 6815; ADDRESS; POSTCODE; COPYRIGHT/ Nucolorvue Productions Pty. Ltd./ Telephone: (03) 560-1788/ Made in Australia
Publisher: Nucolorvue Productions, Mentone, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990
Place & Date Depicted: St. Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990
Place & Date Depicted: State Library of Victoria (SLV), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990

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