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Photograph - Royale Ballroom from West, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 124205

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the Royale Ballroom taken from the west with car parking in the foreground, February 1979. The Royale Ballroom was demolished between March and May 1979.

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 across a car park to the western side of the Royale Ballroom. Parked cars are in the foreground and in the background is the Convent of Mary The Immaculate and commissioned housing flats in Fitzroy.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 174 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, building construction, car parks, housing estates, convents, 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: royale ballroom
Inscriptions: Master Plan Stage 6 - Demolition of Royale Ballroom March 5th - May/ 1st 1979 - Ballroom from West - February. Left foreground "The/ Mews" and old speedway entrance, left background Convent of Mary The/ Immaculate.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979

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