Historical information

A wide range of small china pieces carrying scenic views of holiday destinations or key locations were a popular kind of souvenir during much of the 20th century. Several different pieces were used to depict Wodonga at during this period, primarily focusing on the Woodland Grove and the Soldier Memorial. A wide range of souvenirs have been produced to commemorate Wodonga and its landmarks over time. These items document key changes in Wodonga and its heritage. The producers mark on the plate was used by the company Victoria China Czechoslovakia between 1919 and 1938.

Significance

Small china pieces carrying scenic views of holiday destinations were a popular kind of souvenir during much of the 20th century. These items have local and social significance as they reflect the landmarks or local features valued by the community over time.

Physical description

China Plate, Oblong in shape decorated with flowers and an image of the Soldiers' Memorial in Wodonga in the centre. Makers mark of Victoria China Czechoslovakia which was used from 1918 to1939.

Inscriptions & markings

"SOLDIERS MEMORIAL WODONGA"