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EXHIBITION NOTES.

The following additional applications for shares have been received : George Peacock and Sons, 20; Jang Fun, 5; F. J. Price, 2. Additions have been made to the guarantee fund as follows: Fergusson and Mitchell, LSO ; P. Laing (D.1.C.), LlO. Sir James Hector, K.C.M.G., has forwarded from the Melbourne Exhibition 243 packages, containing most valuable exhibits for the New Zealand Exhibition. These are lent by the Colonial Museum to tho Executive of tho forthcoming Exhibition, and should prove of great service. Amongst others we may mention thirty packages of indigenous New Zealand timbers, a collection of minerals, a large model of Lyttelton Harbor, a large number of show cases, and last, though not least, the very interesting “ Maori house,” which formed one of the main features of the New Zealand court at the Melbourne Centennial Exhibition. The Fisheries Committee have decided to urge upon the directors the advisability of having an aquarium, in order that a collection of both salt and fresh water fishes and plants may be exhibited. So as to secure this very attractive object, plans and estimates of the proposed aquaria be prepared afad submitted to the Commissioners a. an early date.

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EXHIBITION NOTES., Issue 7921, 31 May 1889

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EXHIBITION NOTES. Issue 7921, 31 May 1889

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