15 December 2017 - 29 April 2018
Once touted as ‘The Golden City’ and ‘Gateway to the North’, Bendigo has long been a popular destination for visitors in pursuit of business and recreation. The eclectic promotional brochures, photographs, souvenirs, postcards and other ephemera featured in this exhibition will reveal how the city’s many assets and attractions have been uniquely promoted through the decades to entice visitors from far and wide.
Banner image: Souvenir playing cards, 1950s, printed card. Collection Dennis O’Hoy. Photo: Ian Hill
Side image: Promotional booklet, 1916, printed paper, staple bound. Collection Dennis O’Hoy. Photo: Ian Hill