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Postcard - Ballarat Botanical Gardens

From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria

Description
Coloured postcard
Size
postcard size.
Object Registration
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Keywords
botanical gardens, ballarat, forest scene, gardens, botanical,
Historical information
"Within six years of its first land sales in 1852, founder members had challenged council over horticultural decisions and Ballarat's main thoroughfare contained fences squares, trees and flower beds. The major works that projected the Garden City image were the street plantings, parks and botanical gardens ..." Reference: Michael Taffe, Growing a garden City: Ballarat Horticultural Society 1859-2009, BHS Publishing, 2014, p. 10.
When Made
c1908
Significance
This postcard shows how the botanical gardens in Ballarat, famous for being a Garden City.
Inscriptions & Markings
Forest Scene, Botanical Gardens, Ballarat printed in red at bottom of card.
Elaine 30-11-08 handwritten in black ink underneath.
Last updated
30 Oct 2019 at 11:18AM