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Photograph - Foyer and Small Hall of Royale Ballroom, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1952 Image Reg. No: MM 124170

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the foyer and small hall of the Royale Ballroom, taken in 1952. The Royale Ballroom was upgraded in 1952 and the renovated again in 1975.

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 black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
A view through plush curtains to a room with lounges and bench style seats. In the foreground the wooden floorboards of the ballroom can be seen.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 191 mm (Height), 243 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, interior views, royal exhibition building trustees, dancing, royal exhibition building history of events 1950-1959, ballroom dancing, de hamas
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: royale ballroom
Inscriptions: ROYALE BALLROOM 1952/ Foyer and small hall looking towards Nicholson Street.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1952

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