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Photograph - Demolition of Northern Section of Eastern Annexe, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1971 Reg. No: MM 124063
- Black & white photograph of the northern section of the eastern annexe of the Exhibition Building during demolition, 1971. The northern section of the eastern annexe was demolished between August and September 1971.
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:
- Mostly demolished northern section of eastern annexe viewed from the west. In the foreground is a small section of the northern car park with a few cars parked.
|Dimensions:||179 mm (Height), 242 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Primary Classification:||ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING|
|Secondary Classification:||Building & Infrastructure|
|Tertiary Classification:||eastern annexe|
|Inscriptions:||Master Plan - Stage 3 - Development old eastern annexe site northern/ section August 31st - September 30th 1971./ Central section was part of the Australian War Memorial and Museum/ from after World War I until 1922. Apart from the period July 1st to/ September 30th 1946, when building was occupied by the RAAF,/ Melbourne office of the War Memorial was located here until September/ 15th 1971./ The White Ensign Club was in this wing from October 1st 1951 to March 29th 1971.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1971|