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Photograph - Ratskeller at East End of Western Annexe, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 124097

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the interior of the western annexe of the Royal Exhibition Building, circa 1980. 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.
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:
View of the inside the western annexe with a concrete floor and support pillars. Ratskeller can be seen in the background in the centre of the photograph.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 196 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
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: views interior
Inscriptions: Western Annexe looking east showing "Ratskeller" on/ eastern wall.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980

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