Melbourne centenary china jug

The jug, produced in Australia to commemorate the city’s centenary, features two scenes: one of Melbourne in 1934 with the Yarra River in the foreground, and the other showing John Batman in 1835 choosing the site for the future city. When Bruce received a viscountcy in 1947, he chose to be Bruce of Melbourne.

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NAA: M4254, 15

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