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Photograph - Western End of Great Hall, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1969 Image Reg. No: MM 124060

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the western end of the Great Hall, taken circa 1969. The Great Western Window was installed at the western end of the Great Hall in January and February 1970.

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 a no smoking sign above the doorway and suspended lighting overhead.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 189 mm (Height), 243 mm (Width)

More information

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: Great Western Window Great Hall./ The semi-circular fanlight at the end of western nave was glazed during/ the period January 19th to February 20th 1970 to conform to pattern/ of eastern and southern fanlights. From 1879 panel area was brick./ Above: Prior to installation.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969

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