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Photograph - Entrance Foyer to Trust Board Room & Convention Centre, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124134

Colour photograph of the entrance foyer to the Trust board room, convention centre and theatrette, taken in 1981. The convention centre was built during the redevelopment of the eastern annexe between April 1972 and March 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 chromogenic photographic print on paper on the page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
A view of a foyer space with furniture and a bannister leading down stairs to the doors to the convention centre on the left hand side of the photograph. In the centre of the photograph are the doors to the Trust board room.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

More information

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: convention centre
Inscriptions: Entrance Foyer to Trust Board Room, Convention Centre and/ Theatrette - May 1981./ Photographs include Commissioners and Secretaries and various works/ undertaken since 1962. Plaques record names of Chairmen and/ Secretary/directors.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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