Summary

Painted fabric banner, produced to commemorate the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to Australia in May 1901 for the opening of the first federal parliament of Australia which took place in the (Royal) Exhibition Building on 9 May 1901.

Physical Description

The large banner has a portrait of the Duke and the Duchess, with flags, a view of a ship (probably the H.M.S. Ophir), laurel wreaths, and a clumsily drawn Australian coat of arms.

More Information