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The Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land, (1855) Committee Appointment, Paris Exhibition 1855. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A clipping of a printed 'advertisement' describing the outcomes of a meeting held by the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land in 1855. This meeting was convened to appoint a committee which would be responsible for collecting and entering exhibits to the Universal Exhibition of Industry at Paris. Members of the committee included individuals such as GF Story, John Abbott, Joseph Allport, ESP Bedford, WS Button (mayor of Launceston), William Carter (Mayor of Hobart Town), and Joseph Milligan. From Cotton Family Papers C7/113

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Keywords: The Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land, the Royal Society of Tasmania, Royal Society, Universal Exhibition of Industry, Paris, Hobart, Tas, Tasmania, GF Story, George Fordyce Story, John Abbott, ESP Bedford, WS Button, William Carter, Joseph Milligan, RR Davies, JL Peddar, William Henty, collections, specimens, exhibitions, Cotton Family Papers
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
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Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2014 00:17
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 05:02
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