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Talking Shop: Ballarat in Business and City Life at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

27 Jun 2019

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Amy Tsilemanis, Curator, Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

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Ringwood RSL Sub-Branch, Ringwood

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Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum, Bendigo

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Program - Souvenir of the Holiness Convention

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Souvenir program for the 24th Holiness Convention. The program has a reproduction of the artwork "The Light of the World" by William Holman Hunt. The back cover is umber coloured with an image of a bible and card with the words "Behold I stand at the door and knock. If any man will open I will come in! Have YOU opened it yet?"

Historical information

The convention was held in the Brunswick Street Methodist Church, Cantebury Road, Surrey Hills on the 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th June 1940. It was arranged and convened by the Methodist Local Preachers' Association.

Inscriptions & Markings

Front cover: "I am "The Light and Hope of the World""

Program - Souvenir of the Holiness Convention

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Souvenir program for the 23rd Holiness Convention. The program is pale green with a painting of four red and orange roses on its cover.

Historical information

The convention was held in the Yarra Street Methodist Church, Geelong on the 18th, 19th, 29th June 1938. It was arranged and convened by the Methodist Local Preachers' Association.

Inscriptions & Markings

Front cover: "Souvenir of Geelong HOLINESS CONVENTION Yarra Street Methodist Church, Saturday, Sunday, Monday March 18,19 & 20 1939""

Program - Souvenir of the Holiness Convention

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Souvenir program for the 22nd Holiness Convention. The program is pale green with a painting of three pink carnations on its cover.

Historical information

The convention was held in the Wesley Church, Lonsdale Street, Melbourne on the 11th, 12th, 1th June 1938. It was arranged and convened by the Methodist Local Preachers' Association.

Inscriptions & Markings

Front cover: "Souvenir of the Holiness Convention"

Program - Souvenir of the 21st Holiness Convention, Melbourne

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Large souvenir program for the 21st Holiness Convention. The program has a pink paper insert which asks for donations to fund the convention and weekend missions.

Historical information

The convention was held in the Methodist Church, Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills on the 12th, 13th, 14th June 1937. It was arranged and convened by the Methodist Local Preachers' Association.

Inscriptions & Markings

Front cover: "Souvenir of the 21st Holiness Convention, Melbourne"

Newspaper Clipping - Methodist Tennis Club 1930

Greensborough Historical Society, Lower Plenty

1 p. transcript of original article, downloaded from Trove.

Historical information

Article on the formation of the Greensborough Methodist Tennis Club, and a report on the Sunday service. Many old Greensborough pioneers are named.

Inscriptions & Markings

The Advertiser Hurstbridge 26th December 1930

Tin

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Rectangular, Clubman tobacco tin with a light blue background and a dark blue 3.5 cm. diagonal strip across the hinged lid. It contains three small, cardboard picture cards with images and names of: a cart, a harp and a star, together with matching name lables.

Inscriptions & Markings

On lid: The merged gold letters "M", "T" and "C" surmounted by a gold crown at the top left hand end of the dark blue diagonal stripe and the name "CLUBMAN" at the right hand end, together with: "A Distinctive Cigarette" in very faded black lettering. Printed at the bottom of the lid are the words: "Silk Tipped Virginia" in black print. Also on the lid are the hand-written letters "CN" written in black permanent ink. Inside the lid: "The Clubman" with the company logo underneath. "A Distinctive Cigarette manufactured from carefully selected tobacco for discriminating smokers" "The Marcus Tobacco Co."

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Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Two "Lucky Hit" metal tobacco tins with hinged lids. Both tins have Union Jack Flags on the lids with red, printed lettering inside an oval shape.

Inscriptions & Markings

On both lids" "Lucky Hit Ready Rubbed Tobacco" inside agold coloured oval with gold edging.

Tin

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Rectangular, metal tobacco tin with red edging around the black, hinged lid and black and red lettering inside an oval shape in the centre of the lid.

Inscriptions & Markings

On lid: "Fine Cut CENSER Tobacco" inside an oval shape.

Tin

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Rectangular, red tobacco tin with hinged lid and gold lettering on lid

Inscriptions & Markings

On lid in gold lettering: "State Express Ready Rubbed Virginia Tobacco" Also on the lid the company logo of a pair of crossed flags and 2 floral sprigs, surmounted by a bird with outstretched wings. Above the logo are the words: "Absolutely unique" and below the logo, on a wavy black background stripe, the words: "ARDATH FINE CUT". Inside the lid: "State Express Ready Rubbed" and "Ardath Fine Cut, with the logo in between. Underneath are printed the words: "has the name of ARDATH printed on the paper lining"

Tin

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Rectangular, red cigarette tin with hinged lid edged in gold colour, with the company logo in the centre. The tin contains three small rectangular, cardboard picture cards with the image and name of a boat, a coat, and a goat, as well as three matching word labels.

Inscriptions & Markings

On lid: "Cork Tipped" and "Trade mark" with "Craven "A" " printed in black and gold lettering inside a white oval edged in gold. The Trade Mark oval is surmounted by the top half of a black cat. Under the oval shape: "Virginia Cigarettes" printed in white lettering. Inside the lid: "CRAVEN "A" Cork Tipped Virginia Cigarettes are made from fine imported matured Virginia Tobacco guaranteed pure and absolutely free from adulteration of any kind. WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR THROAT". "CARRERAS LIMITED ARCADIA WORKS".

Program - 19th Holiness Convention

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Small program for the 19th Holiness Convention.

Historical information

The convention was held in the Palmerston Street Methodist Church, Carlton on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of June 1935. It was arranged and convened by the Methodist Local Preachers' Association.

Inscriptions & Markings

Front cover: "Hope of the World" The Light of the World is Jesus"

Program - The 14th Holiness Convention

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Small program for the 14th Holiness Convention. It made of raw umber light card and with black text.

Historical information

The convention was held in the Palmerston Street Methodist Church, Carlton on June 6th, 7th, 8th, & 9th 1928. The convention was arranged by the Methodist Local Preachers' Association Melbourne Branch.

Inscriptions & Markings

Front cover: "The Book of Life" "June 6th, 7th, 8th, & 9th 1928" Back cover: "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and light unto my path. Psalm 119.105"

Program - 12th Holiness Convention

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Small program for the 12th Holiness Convention. It made of raw umber light card and with black text.

Historical information

The convention was held on June 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th 1928 in the Brunswick Methodist Church, Fitzroy. The convention was arranged by the Methodist Local Preachers' Association Melbourne Branch.

Inscriptions & Markings

Front cover: "For Immediate Attention" "June 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th 1928" Back cover: "Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in Heaven."