The International Exhibition at Melbourne, Australia.


Title:
The International Exhibition at Melbourne, Australia.
Date:
C1880
Artist:
Unknown
Image Size:
220mm x 313mm (8.66" x 12.32")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Hand coloured engraving.
Price:

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$A 195
Stock Number:
ILN VM 800214164 (NHGY) (C052)
Description:

Small birds eye view of the Royal Exhibition Building Carlton, Melbourne.

The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the few remaining International Exhibitions buildings left in the world.

Architect: Joseph Reed 
Builder:  David Mitchell
Foundation stone:  19 February 1879, laid by Governor George Bowen
Completed: October 1, 1880 Electric lighting installed:  1888

Major events held at the Royal Exhibition Building: 

1880 - Melbourne International Exhibition - 1 October 1880 until 30 April 1881
1888 - Melbourne Centennial Exhibition in 1888 - 1st August 1888 until 31 January 1889
1901 - Opening of the first Parliament of Australia - 9 May 1901
1901 - New Australian flag design - 3 September 1901, the Countess of Hopetoun, announced the winners of a competition to design the Australian National Flag
1902 - Australian Federal International Exhibition

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