07-10-1870: The 1870 Sydney Intercolonial Exhibition.

The Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, Friday 7th October 1870, page 8.

 1870 ‘THE EXHIBITION IN PRINCE ALFRED PARK, SYDNEY.’, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), 7 October, p. 8, viewed 15 February, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13214987

 “THE EXHIBITION IN PRINCE ALFRED PARK, SYDNEY.

 THE summary of news by the Avoca contained an account of the ceremony observed on the occasion of the opening of the Metropolitan Intercolonial Exhibition on the 3oth August. This exhibition was called into existence under the auspices of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales, and it has proved a splendid success. It has been to this colony what the Great Exhibition of 1851 was to England – what the Exposition Universelle of Paris was to France in 1862. It has attracted large numbers of people from all parts of New South Wales, and also from other colonies of Australasia. […]”

 “HIGHLY COMMENDED […]”

 “[…] 1471 Samples stained glass, Ferguson, Urie, and Lyon, Melbourne.[…]”

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Sydney Intercolonial Exhibition 1870

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