Invitation issued by the Head Masters of the Public Schools of Victoria to attend the Distribution of Prizes by their Royal Highnesses the Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York at the (Royal) Exhibition Building on 14 May 1901. The royal couple were in Victoria as part of Australia's official Federation celebrations. Five days earlier, on 9 May 1901, the Duke of Cornwall & York had opened the first federal parliament of Australia in the (Royal) Exhibition Building. A number of events, like the distribution of prizes, were held in the Exhibition Building and at other venues throughout Victoria during the royal couple's ten day stay in the state.

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Rectangular card with black cursive writing. Centre top is the symbol of the British coat of arms. The name of the intended recipient has been rubbed out.

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