In Celebration of the Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. To meet Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall & York, His Majesty's Ministers of State for Australia have the honor to invite [Mr Olof L Olden] to an Evening Reception at the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, on the 9th of May 1901, at 8 o'clock

[Melbourne], 1901.

An attractive invitation card (230 × 292 mm, on a contemporary card mount) to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York following the opening of the first Federal Parliament. It features chromolithographic illustrations and decorations by Julian and Howard Ashton. The mount is a little marked and worn at the extremities; the invitation is in excellent condition.

Item #113502


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