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Invitation - Smoke Night, Federation Celebrations, Melbourne, 1901 Reg. No: SH 960715 1
- Invitation to a Smoke Night at the Melbourne Town Hall on 14 May 1901. The invitation, from HM Ministers of State, was to Members of the Press. The Smoke Night was one of many events planned to celebrate the Opening of the First Parliament of Australia on 9 May 1901.
- Invitation, black printing on fawn card.
|Tagged with:||australian federation 1901, celebrations, civic life, media industry, town halls|
|Themes this item is part of:||Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on obverse: In Celebration of the Opening of The Parliament of the/ Commonwealth of Australia./ The Commonwealth's Greeting to the Representatives of the/ Press in Melbourne at the Opening of The Parliament./ His Majesty's Ministers of State/ request the honor of the company of .../ at a Smoke Night in the Town Hall, Melbourne on Tuesday/ the 14th May, 1901, at 8 o'clock.
Handwritten on the dotted line: J. Kelynack Esq
|Presented To:||Mr J Kelynack - The Herald, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 May 1901
See Parent Record.
|Place Named:||City of Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 May 1901|
|References:||See Parent Record|