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Box - Wood, German, Centennial International Exhibition, 1888-1889 Reg. No: HT 3434
- German made, cylindrical wooden box decorated with a transfer print image of the (Royal) Exhibition Building. It was purchased as as souvenir of the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition (MCIE) by the donor's great-uncle, of Yarraville. The MCIE was held in the (Royal) Exhibition Building from 1 August 1888 to 31 January 1889.
- Cylindrical wooden box with removable lid. Object has black printed image of the (Royal) Exhibition Building with text underneath.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr. Campbell Busch, 2003
|Dimensions:||86 mm (Height), 75 mm (Width), 75 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Lid is 75mm width and 25mm in height|
|Tagged with:||souvenirs, exhibitions, keepsakes, royal exhibition building, world fairs, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, timber products|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Secondary Classification:||Melbourne Centennial Exhibition 1888|
|Inscriptions:||Text: CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION MELBOURNE 1888./ MADE IN GERMANY|
|Place & Date of Event:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1 Aug 1888 - 31 Jan 1889|
|Place & Date Made:||Germany, 1888|