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Photograph - Aerial View of the Exhibition Building from North East, Melbourne, 1973 Image Reg. No: MM 124013

Black & white aerial photograph of the Exhibition Building from north east, taken in 1973. The photograph shows the Exhibition Building, new eastern and western annexes and car parking as well as most of the Carlton Gardens.

This is one of 959 photographs (or images) of the Exhibition Building collated by the Exhibition Trustees as a 10 volume pictorial history of the Exhibition Building spanning the years 1880 to 1985. The pictorial history was instigated by the centenary of the Exhibition Building in 1980 and forms part of a larger Royal Exhibition Building collection of documents, photographs, objects and research files.
A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
An aerial view of the Exhibition Building taken from north west showing the Great Hall, annexes, the eastern forecourt and car parking. At the top of the picture there is the southern part of the Carlton Gardens & Rathdowne Street and at the bottom is Nicholson Street, buildings and the northern section of the Carlton Gardens.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, royal exhibition building trustees
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: The Exhibition Building Melbourne/ from north-east 1973/ In background: the Great Hall, new eastern annexe which replaced/ Stadium, built 1972, opened January 30th 1973, new western annexe,/ northern car park west which replaced Motor Registration Branch/ offices in 1967, north western pavilion (Da Gama's licensed/ restaurant from 1975); in foreground: Royale Ballroom,/ ?The Mews?, ?The Residency?, northern car park east on site of/ White Ensign Club. Building from 1971.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1973

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