Historical information

The Rotunda in the Warrnambool Botanic gardens was constructed in 1913 at a cost of 297 pounds. It is situated toward the central eastern side of the gardens and is visible from many viewpoints in the gardens. The building is octagonal in shape with a steeply pitched tiled roof with the bandstand open area elevated to approximately 3 metres. The gardens designed by William Guilfoyle, commenced in 1866 have been a popular meeting place as well as entertainment and social community events. This dish would have been a souvenir or memento.


A common souvenir type object .

Physical description

Small white china dish with square baseand fluted sides and lined edge.Transfer print of the rotunda at the Warrnambool Botanic gardens in black. fine black line around edge of dish.

Inscriptions & markings

Botanic Gardens Warrnambool in black text below print on front of dish, made in Cechoslov 12 below crown with RKG inside the crown.