State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 56 Spring 1995

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Select Checklist of Nineteenth Century Exhibitions

(Includes exhibitions in which Victoria is represented and for which the State Library of Victoria holds catalogues, guides, or reports)
Year Place Title Opening-closing date
1851 London Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations 1 May-15 October 1851
1854 Melbourne Melbourne Exhibition 1854 in connection with the Paris Exhibition, 1855 17 October-12 December 1854
1855 Paris Exposition Universelle (Universal Exhibition) 15 May-15 November 1855
1861 Melbourne Victorian Exhibition 1 October-29 November 1861
1862 London International Exhibition 1 May-15 November 1862
1865 Dublin International Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures 9 May-10 November 1865
1865 Dunedin New Zealand Exhibition 12 January-6 May 1865
1866–67 Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition of Australasia 24 October 1866-23 February 1867
1867 Paris Exposition Universelle (Universal Exhibition) 1 April-1 October 1867
1870 Sydney Intercolonial Exhibition 30 August-30 September 1870
1871 London First Annual International Exhibition 1 May-30 September 1871
1872 London Second Annual International Exhibition 1 May-19 October 1872
1872–73 Melbourne Victorian Exhibition 6 November 1872–8 January 1873
1873 London Third Annual International Exhibition 14 April-31 October 1873
1873 Sydney Metropolitan Intercolonial Exhibition 22 April-3 May 1873
1873 Vienna Vienna Universal Exhibition (Weltausstellung 1873 Wien) 1 May-1 November 1873
1874 London Fourth Annual International Exhibition 6 April-31 October 1874
1875 Melbourne Victorian Intercolonial Exhibition 2 September-16 November 1875
1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition 10 May-10 November 1876
1876 Brisbane Intercolonial Exhibition 22 August-28 August 1876
1878 Ballarat Australian Juvenile Industrial Exhibition 15 February-1 June 1878
1878 Paris Exposition Universelle (Universal Exhibition) 1 May-10 November 1878
1879–80 Sydney International Exhibition 17 September 1879–20 April 1880
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1879–80 Melbourne Intercolonial Juvenile Industrial Exhibition 23 December 1879-3 April 1880
1880–81 Melbourne Melbourne International Exhibition 1 October 1880-30 April 1881
1883 Amsterdam International and Colonial Exhibition 1 May-31 October 1883
1883–84 Calcutta Calcutta International Exhibition 4 December 1883-10 March 1884
1883–84 Parramatta Intercolonial Juvenile Industrial Exhibition 19 December 1883-?
1884 Melbourne Victorian International Exhibition 1884 of Wine, Fruit, Grain & other products of the soil of Australasia with machinery, plant and tools employed 17 March-April ? 1884
1884–85 Melbourne Victorians' Jubilee Exhibition (Jubilee of Victoria Exhibition) 1 November 1884-31 January 1885
1884–85 New Orleans New Orleans Universal Exposition and World's Fair 16 December 1884-1 June 1885
1886 London Colonial and Indian Exhibition 4 May-10 November 1886
1887–88 Adelaide Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition 21 June 1887-7 January 1888
1887–88 Geelong Geelong Jubilee Juvenile and Industrial Exhibition 22 November 1887-9 April 1888
1888 Melbourne Victorian Juvenile Industrial Exhibition 28 March 1888-?
1888–89 Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition 1 August 1888-31 January 1889
1889 Paris Paris Exposition Universelle 6 May-6 November 1889
1889–90 Dunedin New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition 26 November 1889-19 April 1890
1891–92 Launceston Tasmanian International Exhibition 25 November 1891-22 March 1892
1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition 1 May-30 October 1893
1894–95 Hobart Tasmanian International Exhibition 15 November 1894-15 May 1895
1895–96 Ballarat Australian Industrial Exhibition 20 December 1895-4 May 1896
1898 Dunedin Otago Jubilee Industrial Exhibition 22 March-4 June 1898
1899 London Greater Britain Exhibition May? 1899
1900 Adelaide Century Exhibition of Arts and Industries (Victorian representation not verified) 15 March-16 April 1900
1900 Paris Paris Exposition Universelle 14 April-12 November 1900
Compiled by Rosemary Woodfull &
Jan Brennan
Librarians in the Research Section of
the La Trobe Library