Pictorial Quilt Print Page
The Pictorial Quilt was created to commemorate Australia's Bicentenary in 1988. The quilt features landmarks in the City of Bendigo.
The bicentenary of Australia was celebrated in 1988. It marked 200 years since the arrival of the First Fleet of British convict ships at Sydney in 1788. The Australian Bicentennial Authority (ABA) was set up to plan, fund and coordinate projects that emphasized the nation's cultural heritage. State Councils were also created to ensure cooperation between the federal and state governments.
|Address:||259 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo Library , Bendigo, 3550|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.758947|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||26-January-1788|
|Actual Event End Date:||26-January-1988|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1988|
PICTORIAL QUILT CREATED BY BENDIGO Y`S WORKBOX GROUP
AS AN APPROVED BICENTENNIAL PROJECT FUNDED BY THE VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT AND THE CITY OF BENDIGO