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Invitation to the Returning Officer for Williamstown, Mr F.H. Bolton & Lady, in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Thursday 9th May 1901, to witness the Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth

1994.0033.0002

Invitation to the Returning Officer for Williamstown, Mr F.H. Bolton & Lady, in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Thursday 9th May 1901, to witness the Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth

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Colour invitation card, with an image of a young Queen on a white horse, waiting to be crowned. The text above the image reads "His Majesty's Ministers of State for the Commonwealth of Australia request the honour of the presence of The Returning Officer for Williamstown, Mr F.H. Bolton, Lady in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Thursday 9th May 1901, to witness the Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth. Edmund Barton. Prime Minister". Kipling's Commonwealth ode "The Young Queen" is featured below.

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