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Photograph - Ratskeller & Media Lounge in Western Annexe, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124095

Colour photograph of Ratskeller and the media lounge inside the western annexe of the Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, circa October 1981. Ratskeller was moved from the east end of the western annexe to the northern wall between 24 November 1980 and 1 May 1981 to provide additional exhibition space.

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:
View of the inside the western annexe. In the foreground is two men sitting at a table in the media lounge. Ratskeller is on the furthest wall.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, interior views, 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: views interior
Inscriptions: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Media Lounge - Western Annexe.; "Ratskeller" in new location during C.H.O.G.M.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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