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Photograph - The Kew "Strong Post" St Kilda Road, 1927

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
An unframed, mounted sepia photograph of the Kew "Strong Post" on St Kilda Road on the occasion of the Royal Visit of 1927.
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Object Registration
2016.0090
Keywords
royal visit (1927), duke and duchess of york, the kew "strong post" 1927, st kilda road
When Made
1927
Significance
The photograph is of historic and social significance for what it tells of popular civic values in the interwar period in Melbourne and Australia which manifested itself on occasions such as Royal Visits.
Inscriptions & Markings
Caption: "The Kew "Strong Post" St Kilda Rd., / on the occasion of the visit of / Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York / presented by C.R. Du Rieu Esq / May 1927
Last updated
1 Jan 2019 at 10:58AM