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Photograph - Demolition & Removal of Organ, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 124046

Black & white photograph of the almost complete removal of the Organ and Organ Gallery in the Great Hall of the Exhibition Building, June 1965. The Grand Organ was removed between May and August 1965.

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.
A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
The western end of the Great Hall of the Exhibition Building with a couple of remaining organ pipes in place, demolition material on the floor and a man with a piece of equipment standing in the doorway. Suspended lighting hangs overhead.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, organs, demolition, royal exhibition building trustees
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: organ
Inscriptions: Removal of Grand Organ May 26th-August 27th 1965./ Further stage of demolition June 1965.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965

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