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Report - Commission for Victoria, Colonial & Indian Exhibition, London, 1885-1886 Document Reg. No: HT 17182

Summary:
Hard cover report of the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 1885-1886, London. Published by the Royal Commission for Victoria and printed by Robert S. Brain, Government Printer, Melbourne, 1887.

Front inside cover features a bookplate presenting the report to T.R. Wilson Esquire, Under Secretary, by the Royal Commission of Victoria. Hand-signed by the President Joseph Bosisto and Secretary Jas Thomson.
Description:
Bound book with 103 double-sided pages. Features a printed blue, pink and red marble-patterned card cover with maroon leather trim on the spine and at the corners. Spine features gold lettering. Book contains black printed text, images, plans and sketches with several fold-out pages.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1996
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 326 mm (Height), 212 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions, public institutions, exhibitions london international colonial indian 1885-1886, world fairs
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Exhibition Venues - International
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Printed text on title page in black ink reads: '1887. / VICTORIA. / COLONIAL AND INDIAN EXHIBITION, / 1885-86. / REPORT / OF / THE ROYAL COMMISSION FOR VICTORIA / AT THE / COLONIAL AND INDIAN EXHIBITION, 1885-86. / PRESENTED TO BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND. / By Authority: / ROBT. S. BRAIN, GOVERNMENT PRINTER, MELBOURNE. / No. 88, - [3s.]'.

Extensive text follows.
Publisher: Commission for Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Printer: Robert S. Brain, Government Printer, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887

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