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Author Keenan, J. J., compiler

Title The Inaugural celebrations of the Commonwealth of Australia / compiled under the authority of the Prime Minister of New South Wales, by J.J. Keenan
Published Sydney : Gullick [Government Printer], 1904


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 ADPML SPALF  394.40994 Kee/Ico  LIB USE ONLY
Description xvi, 293 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents Proclamation by the Queen -- Proclamation by the Governor-General -- Preface -- Introduction -- Arrival of the Governor-General -- Selection of the swearing-in site -- The Procession -- The swearing-in ceremony -- Inaugural celebrations -- Citizens' entertainments -- Commonwealth ode -- The decorations -- Harbour decorations -- A Retrospect -- Appendices
Summary Officical description of the ceremony and celebrations associated with the establishment of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. The compilation was " ... prepared as a permanent record ... which had the imprimatur of the Government, to serve as a standard work of referene to those who might wish to glean information concerning the commemoration of this great event." -- Preface
Notes Cover title: Commonwealth of Australia inaugural celebrations, Sydney
Subject Confederation of states -- Australia.
Constitutional history -- Australia.
Federal government -- Australia -- History.
Federal government -- Australia.
Australia -- Anniversaries, etc.
Australia -- History -- 1851-1901
Australia -- History -- 1891-1901
Australia -- History -- 1901-1914
Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- History.
Author Keenan, J. J
Other Titles Commonwealth of Australia inaugural celebrations, Sydney
Commonwealth of Australia inaugural celebrations, Sydney