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Photograph - Construction of Aerial Link to Convention Centre, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1977 Image Reg. No: MM 124183

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the almost complete aerial link between the banquet hall (Princeton Room) and convention centre, taken 21 July 1977. The link was constructed between February and August 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:
View of an exhibition space with the aerial link running from the left to the right of the photograph at the top of the building.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 183 mm (Height), 242 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, building construction, 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: Linking Convention Centre and Banquet Hall (Princeton Room)/ February 4th - August 17th 1977./ Aerial link at July 21st 1977.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1977

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