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Plate - Melbourne Coat of Arms, China, circa 1935 Object Reg. No: SH 891528

Summary:
White china tea plate, created as a souvenir of the Centenary of Melbourne, 1935.
Description:
White china tea plate, octagonal, with gilt line around edge and colour transfer of Melbourne's coat of arms slightly off centre. Small red circle and star on underside.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss E. Barnett, 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.00 cm (Height), 1.50 cm (Width), 14.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, domestic equipment, food drink consumption, keepsakes, melbourne centenary 1935, souvenirs
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Text: VIRES ACQUIRIT EUNDA/ MELBOURNE
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1935-1989

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