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sir george bowen laying foundation stone melbourne international exhibition

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Sir George Bowen laying the foundation stone of the Melbourne International Exhibition


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Original antique print


The engraving depicts the Governor, Sir George Bowen, and the President of the Exhibition Commissioners, Sir William Clarke beside the foundation stone. A large crowd is gathered to watch as a pulley system lowers the foundation stone into place. Front cover of 'The Australasian Sketcher'. Text on the reverse, some text relating to the image.

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artist The Australasian Sketcher
method Wood-engraving
date 1879
size 390mm by 245mm (sheet)
SKU AU8125