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Photograph - Aerial View of the Exhibition Building from South, Melbourne, 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 124088

A colour aerial photograph of the Exhibition Building from the south, taken in August 1980. The photograph shows the Exhibition Building, northern car park, parts of the northern and southern gardens as well as Nicholson and Rathdowne Street.

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 chromogenic photographic print on paper on the page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
An aerial view of the Exhibition Building with the southern part of the Carlton Gardens at the bottom of the photograph, Nicholson street at the right and Rathdowne at the left. The Great Hall and annexes are in the centre of the photograph.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 241 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: gardens, buildings, royal exhibition building, 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: The Exhibition Building/ From South, August 1980
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980

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