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Photograph - Guests at Centenary of Laying Foundation Stone Commemorative Function, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1979 Reg. No: MM 124214
- Black & white photograph of guests at a function to commemorate the centenary of the laying of the foundation stone for the Exhibition Building, taken 19 February 1979. The foundation stone was laid by His Excellency Sir George Bowen, Governor of the Colony of Victoria, on 19 February 1879.
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 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 of a group of five people, two women and three men, standing beside a wall covered in framed pictures.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||171 mm (Height), 241 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||buildings, royal exhibition building, commemorations, 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:||Commemorative Ceremonies|
|Tertiary Classification:||foundation stone laying|
|Inscriptions:||Centenary of laying foundation stone, February 19th 1979 - In The/ Board Room : Lady Winneke, Cr. A.J. Watson, The Lady Vesty/ (Descendant of David Mitchell, Builder), Sir Rupert Clarke Bt., Mr. T./ Mitchell (Descendant of David Mitchell).|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979|
|Person Depicted:||Lady Winneke, 1979|
|Person Depicted:||Councillor A Watson - Exhibition Trustees, 1979|
|Person Depicted:||Lady Vesty, 1979|
|Person Depicted:||Sir Rupert Clarke, 1979|
|Person Depicted:||Mr T Mitchell, 1979|