The Hopetoun Pilgrim Bottles

The gift of the Duke and Duchess of York to Lord Hopetoun on behalf of Queen Victoria on the opening of the first Federal Parliament in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne in 1901.

Purchased by J.B. Hawkins Antiques in London for £5,000.

Sold to the Melbourne dealer, Donna Rogowski in 1977.

Repurchased and sold to Kerry Packer in 1982.