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Photograph - North West Frontage of Western Annexe, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1962 Image Reg. No: MM 124039

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the north west wall of the western annexe, taken in December 1962. The photograph shows cars parked on a grassy area in front of the newly constructed western annexe. The old southern section of the western annexe was 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:
North west wall of the western annexe building three trees in front of the building and three cars parked on a grassy area in the foreground.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 175 mm (Height), 241 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, building construction, car parks, 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: Master Plan Stage I - Development old western annexe southern/ section March 26th 1962 - January 30th 1963./ New western annexe north-west frontage from oval December 1962.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1962

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