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Envelope - Smoke Night, Federation Celebrations, Melbourne, 1901 Reg. No: SH 960715 2
- Envelope in which an invitation to attend a Smoke Night at the Melbourne Town Hall on 14 May 1901 was enclosed. 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.
- Envelope, purple ink on fawn paper.
|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: On His Majesty's Service; COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS/ Press Club,/ EQUITABLE BUILDING.
Handwritten addressee: J. Kelynack Esq/ The Herald/ Melbourne
|Presented To:||Mr J Kelynack - The Herald, 14 May 1901
See Parent Record.
|References:||See Parent Record|