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Pictorial Map - Melbourne Centennial, O J Dale, 1934 Document Reg. No: SH 860109

Summary:
This pictorial map of Melbourne was created in 1934 as a souvenir to mark the centenary of European settlement of Victoria. It was designed by O.J. Dale and sponsored by Dunlop Perdriau Rubber.
Description:
Colour map, featuring the city of Melbourne. In the upper left corner, there is a description of what is displayed in the map. In the upper right corner, there is a map of Victoria. In the lower left corner, there is a list of places worth visiting. Across the top of map are two banners with significant dates and events in Melbourne's history identified. In between these is an illustration of Collins Street, 1840. Down the side edges are 12 medallion portraits of Great Men in Melbourne's history. Across the bottom of the map are two banners promoting the sponsor of the map, Dunlop Perdriau Rubber. In between these banners is an illustration of Collins Street, 1934.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Trevor Plumridge
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 76.00 cm (Height), 86.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: advertising, celebrations, civic mementoes, commerce, melbourne centenary 1935, souvenirs, victoria centenary 1934-1935, chelsea
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Travel
Tertiary Classification: maps
Inscriptions: Numerous printing in black to identify portraits, illustrations and sites on map.
Designer: Mr O.J. Dale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date Made: Victoria, Australia, 1934
Sponsor: Dunlop Perdriau Rubber Co Ltd, Victoria, Australia, 1934

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