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The Inaugural celebrations of the Commonwealth of Australia

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Title

The Inaugural celebrations of the Commonwealth of Australia
Commonwealth of Australia inaugural celebrations, Sydney

Date

1904

Creator

Description

Officical description of the ceremony and celebrations associated with the establishment of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. The compilation was " ... prepared as a permanent record ... which had the imprimatur of the Government, to serve as a standard work of reference to those who might wish to glean information concerning the commemoration of this great event." -- Preface.
Proclamation by the Queen -- Proclamation by the Governor-General -- Preface -- Introduction -- Arrival of the Governor-General -- Selection of the swearing-in site -- The Procession -- The swearing-in ceremony -- Inaugural celebrations -- Citizens' entertainments -- Commonwealth ode -- The decorations -- Harbour decorations -- A Retrospect -- Appendices.
Cover title: Commonwealth of Australia inaugural celebrations, Sydney.
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Alfred Deakin Collection.
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Publisher

William Applegate Gullick [Government Printer]
Sydney

Rights

Public Domain Mark
This work is free of known copyright restrictions.

Format

xvi, 293 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm

Language

eng

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Citation

Keenan, J. J., “The Inaugural celebrations of the Commonwealth of Australia,” Fusion: Deakin Exhibits Online, accessed November 27, 2022, https://fusion.deakin.edu.au/items/show/1703.

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