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Photograph - Interior of Ratskeller in Western Annexe, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1982 Image Reg. No: MM 124160

Colour photograph of the interior of Ratskeller in the western annexe of the Royal Exhibition Building, taken in December 1982. Ratskeller was a replica German tavern opened in May 1973. It was relocated to the north wall of the western annexe in December 1982.

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 the interior of a tavern, with tables in the foreground and the bar running from the right to the centre of the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 254 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: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: Internal view "Ratskeller" in new location North Wall/ Western Annexe December 1982
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1982

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