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Photograph - Interior of Princeton Room, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1963 Image Reg. No: MM 124172

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the interior of the Princeton Room set up for dining, taken in 1963. The Princeton Room was renovated in 1976 and was linked to the convention centre in 1977.

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:
Large room with set tables in the foreground, a large parquetry flooring area in the middle and set tables in the background. Lights hang from the ceiling.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 191 mm (Height), 240 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: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: PRINCETON ROOM 1963./ The Princeton Room was originally a restaurant and cafeteria for patrons/ of shows and exhibitions. Soon, however, it became popular also as an/ entertainment centre.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963

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