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Photograph - Northern Room of Convention Centre Auditorium, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124136

Summary:
Colour photograph of the interior of the northern room of the convention centre with the moveable door closed, taken in January 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.
Description:
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 convention centre room full of blue/green plastic chairs. Curtains are drawn over the windows on the left hand side of the photograph.
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
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: convention centre
Inscriptions: Convention Centre Auditorium with moveable door closed; northern/ room, theatre style capacity 350 - January 1981.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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