Proposed souvenir booklet for the royal visit of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, and Princess Margaret c1948

Maker unknown

Registration number

1738912

Artist/maker

Maker unknown

Title

Proposed souvenir booklet for the royal visit of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, and Princess Margaret

Production date

c1948

Medium

paper, pencil

Dimensions (H x W x D)

23.8 x 15.8 cm

Inscriptions

cover: EXHIBITION BUILDING / MELBOURNE / SOUVENIR / 1948
inner left: [crest] / City of / MELBOURNE
inner right: To have the honour of meeting / Their Most Gracious Majesties / THE KING AND QUEEN / and the / PRINCESS MARGARET / The Lord Mayor / and Councillors, / request the pleasure / _______________ / company at the / Exhibition Building Melbourne / Tuesday May 15th. / 1949 / at 8p.m.
Verso: City Hall / MELBOURNE

Credit line

City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

Melbourne, Royal visit, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, Souvenir, Booklet

Summary

Proposed souvenir booklet for the planned visit of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, and Princess Margaret. The royal visit was cancelled due to the King's ill health.