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Photograph - Demolition of Southern Section of Western Annexe, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1962 Image Reg. No: MM 124030

Summary:
Black & white aerial photograph of the western annexe of the Exhibition Building from south east, taken circa 1962. The photograph shows the southern section of the western annexe demolished between March and May 1962.

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:
In the foreground is the demolition site of the southern section of the western annexe with the remaining northern section to the right hand side of the photograph. In the background is Rathdowne Street and Carlton buildings.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 180 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, building sites, royal exhibition building, building construction, demolition, 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: construction
Inscriptions: Master Plan Stage I - Development of old western annexe southern section/ March 26th 1962-January 30th 1963./ Excavation of site, southern section western annexe. Motor Registration/ Branch offices at right. Building demolished March 26th-May 11th 1962.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1962

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