Melbourne Hospital Bazaar And United Ancient Order Of Druids’ 31st Annual Gala And Art Union
Melbourne Hospital Bazaar And United Ancient Order Of Druids’ 31st Annual Gala And Art Union
Melbourne Hospital Bazaar And United Ancient Order Of Druids’ 31st Annual Gala And Art Union
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Melbourne Hospital Bazaar And United Ancient Order Of Druids’ 31st Annual Gala And Art Union

1900. Letterpress with lineblock, poster with ticket, stamped “666” and “M1190” on ticket and poster, ticket also stamped “United Ancient Order of Druids Annual Gala” and “6953” (prize number), 67.7 x 20.6cm (poster), 7.7 x 11.1cm (ticket). Minor stains, repaired creases, surface loss and old folds to poster. Linen-backed with ticket below poster.

Text on poster includes “Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Easter Saturday, April 14, to Saturday, April 28, 1900. Proceeds to the Melbourne Hospital, our national charity. (In which institution 21,687 patients received treatment last year.) Now burdened with a debt of £26,000. Its first general appeal to the public. £2500 in prizes. First prize – Golden Druid valued at £1000, manufactured by and on view at G.H. Armfield, Jeweller, Smith Street, Collingwood (next door to Foy & Gibson’s). Tickets 1 shilling. Hon. Secretaries Jas. J. Brenan, Gratton and Drummond Streets, Carlton. T.A. Andrews, Melbourne Hospital. From whom tickets may be obtained. Andrew & Taylor, Printers, North Road, Newport.”

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Item #CL182-5

Price (AUD): $990.00  Other currencies

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