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Photograph - Aerial View of the Exhibition Building from South West, Melbourne, 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 124024

Summary:
Black & white aerial photograph of the Exhibition Building from south west, taken in 1956. The photograph shows the Exhibition Building, annexes, British Migrant Reception Centre and parts of the northern and southern gardens as well as some of the surrounding streetscapes.

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:
An aerial view of the Exhibition Building, annexes, car parks and British Migrant Reception Centre with Nicholson Street and Rathdowne Street at the top and bottom of the photograph and the northern and southern gardens at the left and right.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: gardens, buildings, royal exhibition building, migration settlement, 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 ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING FROM SOUTH-WEST 1956
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956

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