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Photograph - First Stage Demolition of Northern Section of Western Annexe, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1967 Image Reg. No: MM 124055

Black & white photograph of the northern section of the western annexe of the Exhibition Building partly demolished, taken in 1967. This view is from Rathdowne Street looking east at the annexe building. The northern section of the western annexe was demolished between March and May 1967.

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 northern section of the western annexe building with a portable building and car park in front of it and two palm trees. A section of the building on the left hand side of the photograph has been demolished.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 188 mm (Height), 247 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, construction works, car parks, 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: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: Master Plan Stage 2 - Development old western annexe site northern/ section March 9th-May 12th 1967./ First stage demolition.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1967

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