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Photograph - Theatrette on Great Hall Gallery, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124137

Summary:
Colour photograph of the interior of the theatrette on the Great Hall Gallery, adjacent to the convention centre, taken in January 1981. The theatrette was upgraded between December 1973 and February 1974.

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 theatrette room full of orange plastic chairs. At the far end of the room, in the centre of the photograph, there is a stage with orange curtains.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 250 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: convention centre
Inscriptions: Theatrette on Great Hall Gallery adjacent to Convention Centre. Up-/ graded December 10th 1973 - February 28th 1974 - January 1981.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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