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Photograph - 3D Model of Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 124016

Summary:
Black & white photograph of a 3D model of the Exhibition Building, circa 1979. The model is of the redevelopment that was planned for 1979 to 1980, showing the proposed new eastern annexe.

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.
Description:
A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
A view of a 3D model from north-east which represents the Exhibition Building, gardens, roadways, car parks, trees and proposed building developments. The corners of the model cannot be seen in the photograph.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, architectural models, royal exhibition building trustees
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Architecture & Buildings
Tertiary Classification: architectural designs
Inscriptions: Model of the planned Exhibition Building Melbourne showing eastern/ annexe (second section) to replace Royale Ballroom in 1979 and to be/ opened October 1st 1980 to commemorate centenary of Exhibition's/ opening.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979

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