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Receipt List - Exhibition of Fine Arts, John Ferres, 1869 Document Reg. No: HT 4735

Return list of gross receipts of the Exhibition of Fine Arts, held in the Great Hall of the Library and Museum in the Autumn of 1869. The receipt list was printed by John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne.
Single sheet of yellowing paper that is folded in the centre forming four printed faces. The front page comprises a letter from Redmond Barry detailing the content of the rest of the document including receipts and accounts of the expenditure during the Exhibition period. Pages 2 and 3 are two separate tables of information 1) 'Return giving the gross receipts of the Exhibition for Fine Arts...' and 2) Particulars of Appropriation of receipts...'. Page 4 is a list of the 'Schedule of Exhibitors and Exhibits of Fine Arts..'.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.5 cm (Width), 34.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: art, artworks, exhibitions melbourne 1865-1879
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Exhibitions
Tertiary Classification: official records
Inscriptions: '1869/ VICTORIA./EXHIBITION OF FINE ARTS/ RETURN to an order of the Legislative Assembly . Date 3rd November, 1869, for- A RETURN giving the gross Receipts of the Exhibition of Fine Arts recently held in the Exhibition Building adjoining Public Library, together with the particulars of the appropriation of the same/ (Mr. Burtt.)/ Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed 30th November, 1869...'
Place & Date of Event: Melbourne Public Library, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1869

Held in the Great Hall of the Melbourne Public Library and Museum (now the State Library of Victoria).
Printer: John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1869

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