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Photograph - Dame Nellie Melba Performance in Organ Gallery, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1907 Image Reg. No: MM 124043

Summary:
Black & white photograph of a performance in the organ gallery at the western extremity of the Great Hall of the Exhibition Building, 21 December 1907. The photograph shows Dame Nellie Melba and other dignitaries in the foreground with a large orchestra and choir extending back to the organ pipes.

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 and handwritten caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
A large group of people in front of the Grand Organ inside the Great Hall. The roof of the building can be seen with suspended lighting hanging from it.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 174 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: performances, buildings, royal exhibition building, organs, events, 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: organ
Inscriptions: Removal of Grand Organ May 26th-August 27th 1965./ Organ Gallery with Dame Nellie Melba, choir and orchestra./ December 21st 1907.
People Depicted: MELBA, DAME NELLIE
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1907
Person Depicted: Dame Nellie Melba, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1907

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