Charles Joseph La Trobe collection of illuminated addresses
Identifier(s): MS 10106
Scope and Content
Comprises eleven addresses presented to La Trobe on his appointment as Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria, 15 July 1851; and ten addresses presented on the occasion of his departure from Victoria, 6 May 1854. They were presented by government bodies, societies, churches, and professional groups. The collection also includes a copy of addresses reprinted from the Victorian Government gazette, 9 May 1854.
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Charles Joseph La Trobe was Superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales from 1839 to 1851, and Lieutenant-Governor of the new colony of Victoria from separation in 1851 until his departure from Australia in 1854. He was influential in many of Melbourne's government bodies and one of a number of eminent figures keen to foster the development of cultural institutions in Melbourne.
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- Guide to the Charles Joseph La Trobe collection of illuminated addresses
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