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Glass Negative - Federation Celebrations, Princes Bridge with Federation Arch, Melbourne, Victoria, May 1901 Image Reg. No: MM 030200

Summary:
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:
View from the north side of the Yarra River looking towards Princes Bridge showing an arch of welcome erected for the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in May 1901 for the opening of the first Federal Parliament.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bridges, decorations, flags, masonry arch bridges, rivers, royal visits, royalty, street lighting
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Bridges
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: PRINCES BRIDGE WITH ARCH.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May 1901
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, May 1901

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