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Photograph - Exhibition Building from North, Melbourne, 1977 Image Reg. No: MM 124020

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the Exhibition Building, taken from the north in 1977. The photograph shows the dome and the northern entrance to the building as well as the northern car park with its parking control tower and 30 metre light tower.

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 the Exhibition Building from the north in 1977, with the northern car park and a couple of trees in the foreground.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

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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
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: The Exhibition Building from north 1977/ In foreground is northern car park constructed on arena area, to left/ is parking control tower built October 1976 and one of two thirty metre/ light towers, erected April 1976. Centre: northern entrance and/ ?Princeton Room? restaurant and reception room; background: Nauru House.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1977

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