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Negative - Federation Celebrations, Princes Bridge with Federation Arch, Melbourne, Victoria, May 1901 Reg. No: MM 8171
- Princes Bridge decorated with commemorative arch to celebrate the opening of Federal Parliament, Melbourne, May 1901.
Photograph by Thomas Beckett. Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
- Description Of Content:
- Princes Bridge and the Yarra River. There is a ceremonial arch on the south end of the bridge. The arch is marking the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York for the opening of the First Federal Parliament.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
- The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
|Tagged with:||bridges, masonry arch bridges, rivers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Metropolitan - Melbourne|
|Organisations Depicted:||Yarra River; Princes Bridge; Duke of Cornwall & York, Prince George; Duchess of Conrwall & York, Princess Mary|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 35 mm|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May 1901|
|Photographer:||Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, May 1901|