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Photograph - Western End of Great Hall, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1977 Image Reg. No: MM 124047

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the western end of the Great Hall fully refurbished after the removal of the Organ Gallery, taken in 1977. 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.
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:
The western end of the Great Hall of the Exhibition Building with exit and no smoking signs above the doorway and suspended lighting overhead.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 191 mm (Height), 244 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, construction works, 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: great hall
Inscriptions: Removal of Grand Organ May 26th-August 27th 1965./ Organ gallery area 1977.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1977

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