Engraving, 'The 1881 International Exhibition together with Edward Duckett & Sons' hardware premises'
Steel engraving published in 'The Australian Sketcher', 11 March 1885. Cartouches down the left and right sides feature aspects of the 1881 International Exhibition held in the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, including one of the three display cases by Charles Beecham (c1872 - c1902). A large rendition of the firm's three-shop street facade occupies the centre, while their iron yard and left runs across the bottom.
These cases are now on display at the Medical History Museum, MHM02418, MHM02419, MHM02420.
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name/inscriptions ▫ image below engraved: 'FIRST FLOOR'
name/inscriptions ▫ image below engraved: 'OFFICES'
name/inscriptions ▫ ll image engraved: 'IRON YARD'
name/inscriptions ▫ uc image engraved: 'FRONTAGE TO/LONSDALE STREET WEST'
name/inscriptions ▫ lc image engraved: 'LIFT'
name/inscriptions ▫ ur image engraved: 'SECOND FLOOR & STAIRCASE'
name/inscriptions ▫ image below engraved: 'FIRST FLOOR & STAIRCASE'
name/inscriptions ▫ image below engraved: 'GROUND FLOOR'