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Photograph - Great Western Window of Great Hall, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1970 Image Reg. No: MM 124061

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the Great Western Windown installed at the western end of the Great Hall, taken in 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 large fanlight window, a no smoking sign above the doorway and suspended lighting overhead.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 240 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: Great Western Window Great Hall./ Window is forty feet in diameter and its austerity of design stems from/ financial necessity imposed by mild economic recession of 1879 which/ restricted design of eastern and southern fanlights./ Above: After installation February 1970.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970

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