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Plate - Centenary of Melbourne, Tin, 1935 Object Reg. No: SH 922734

Summary:
Tin plate, created as a souvenir of the Centenary of Melbourne, 1935.
Description:
Metal octagonal plate with a circular base. Base of plate is engraved with City of Melbourne coat of arms and motto at top centre, Captain Cooke's cottage at lower centre surrounded by a large engraving of the Melbourne Town Hall and the Manchester Unity Building with wattle either side of buildings on lower half and engraved text around top half of circle.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 27.00 cm (Height), 7.60 cm (Width), 2.20 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Refer worksheet

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Tagged with: celebrations, melbourne centenary 1935
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Engraved front: MELBOURNE CENTENARY/ 1835/ 1935
Engraved reverse: MADE IN ENGLAND/ REG No 789649
Place & Date Made: England, Great Britain, 1935
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1935-1991

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