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Magazine - The Australasian, Centenary Number, 1934 Document Reg. No: SH 920607

The Australasian - Centenary Number, was printed by Richard Arthur Maddern Wellington for Wilson and Mackinnon on 18 October 1934 as a souvenir to commemorate the centenary of European settlement of Victoria. It was purchased by donor's parents in 1934.
72 pages, illustrated. Colour cover features an image of the city of Melbourne, taken from the southern side of the Yarra at Princes Bridge. Articles describing the history and development of Melbourne and Victoria. Large advertisements for travel, jewellery, AWA, cars, etc. 'Rise of Industry' article features Sunshine Harvester. Ballarat Brewing Co. advertisement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Joyce Francis, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.70 cm (Height), 46.50 cm (Width), 31.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, centenaries, melbourne centenary 1935
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: media coverage
Inscriptions: Printed on cover in colour: Special Number of "THE AUSTRALASIAN, / October 18, 1934/ Registered at the G.P.O., Melbourne/ for transmission by post as a newspaper./ The/ AUSTRALASIAN/ John Batman/ THIS WILL BE THE PLACE FOR A VILLAGE/ CENTENARY NUMBER/ PRICE 1/-
Publisher: Wilson and Mackinnon, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Printer: Richard Wellington, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date Used: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1934

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