Criterion B

“Possession of uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of Victoria’s cultural history.”

The Sailors’ Rest Electric Sign, Geelong (VHR H2338), is significant as a rare surviving original electric bulb sign in Victoria. Bulb signs were the first type of electric signage, preceding neon signage.


The Carousel, Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens (VHR H1064) is a rare and intact example of a nineteenth century Carousel in Victoria – fewer than 200 Carousels survive world-wide.



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