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Photograph - Aerial View of the Royal Exhibition Building from South West, Melbourne, 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124093

Summary:
Black & white aerial photograph of the Royal Exhibition Building from south west, taken 6 April 1981. The photograph shows the Exhibition Building, eastern and western annexes, car parking and northern and southern sections of the Carlton Gardens.

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 Royal Exhibition Building taken from south west. The building is surrounded by car parks full of cars. Part of Nicholson Street can be seen in the top, right-hand corner of the photograph, and part of Rathdowne street can be seen in the bottom left.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 245 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: gardens, buildings, royal exhibition building, car parks, royal exhibition building trustees, lygon
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, Melbourne/ From South-west, April 6th 1981
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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