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Photograph - Aerial View of the Royal Exhibition Building from North West, Melbourne, 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124091

Summary:
Black & white aerial photograph of the Royal Exhibition Building from north west, taken in 6 April 1981. The photograph shows the Royal Exhibition Building, northern car park full of cars, parts of the northern and southern gardens as well as small sections of Nicholson and Rathdowne Streets.

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:
An aerial view of the Exhibition Building showing extensive car parking. Part of Nicholson Street can be seen in the top left-hand corner of the photograph, and part of Rathdowne Street can be seen in the bottom-right. The car park is full of cars, suggesting an event is underway at the Exhibition Building.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 246 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
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: The Royal Exhibition Building/ From north-west, April 6th 1981
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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