Exhibitor's Pass - Thomas Coulter Wright, Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880 -1881 Object Reg. No: SH 960391

Melbourne International Exhibition exhibitor's pass belonging to Mr Thomas Coulter Wright, accountant agent for the Ballarat Woollen Mills. The pass entitled Thomas Wright unlimited access to the exhibition buildings during the set-up, course, and de-installation of the exhibition, which was held in the (Royal) Exhibition Building from 1 October 1880 to 30 April 1881.
Heavy cream coloured cardboard. Attached to the obverse is a black and white photograph of Mr Wright. He has a full beard and is wearing a white shirt with a coat and waistcoat. On the reverse, printed information and space to fill in the Exhibitor's personal details.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Dorothy Wright
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 104 mm (Height), 63 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, royal exhibition building, world fairs, tickets
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne International Exhibition 1880
Tertiary Classification: tickets
Inscriptions: Printed on the obverse: If presented by any one but the person to whom it/ is issued, this Pass will be forfeited absolutely.; EXHIBITOR'S SIGNATURE
Printed on the reverse: Melbourne International Exhibition / 1880 / EXHIBITOR'S PASS / (NOT TRANSFERABLE / No. .../ Mr .../ has the right of entrance to the Exhibition at / all hours of general admission, subject to the / Regulations.
Handwritten: 1990/ 104 / T.C. WRIGHT./ BOB'S GRANDFATHER; 410; Wright / 3 Elizabeth St / Melbourne / Vict Court;
Signed: George Collins Levey
Place & Date Used: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May 1880 - June 1881
User: Mr Thomas Wright, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880 -1881

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