Photograph - Speech at the Opening of the Convention Centre, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1973 Image Reg. No: MM 124132

Black & white photograph of a speech being given on stage at the opening of the convention centre, 30 January 1973.

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 black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
Lecturn to the left of the photograph with a man giving a speech. Eight people sit in chairs on the stage behind him.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 178 mm (Height), 242 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, interior views, events, 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: convention centre
Inscriptions: Master Plan Stage 4 - Development old eastern annexe site Phase 2 -/ First section new annexe April 24th 1972 - March 7th 1973./ Opening of convention centre January 30th 1973./ L to R: Councillor E.W. BEST, CMG, Hon. E.R. MEAGHER, M.B.E.,/ ED, Sir Harold Gengoult SMITH, VD, Mrs. J.C. ELDEN,/ Mrs. I.R. BEAUREPAIRE, Mr. V.J. MAROCCO, architect,/ Mrs. R. SALZER, Councillor I.R. BEAUREPAIRE, CMG, Chairman/ of Trustees, Mr. J.C. ELDEN, Director.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881
Person Depicted: Councillor E. Best - City of Melbourne
Person Depicted: Mr E Meagher - Exhibition Trustees
Person Depicted: Sir Harold Gengoult-Smith - Melbourne City Council
Person Depicted: Mrs Betty Elden
Person Depicted: Mrs I Beaurepaire
Person Depicted: Mr V Marocco
Person Depicted: Mr R Salzer
Person Depicted: Councillor I Beaurepaire
Person Depicted: Mr J Elden

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