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Photograph - Demolition of North End of Royale Ballroom, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 124224

Black & white photograph of the interior of the Royale Ballroom with the northern end demolished, taken 9 March 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.
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 from inside the Royale Ballroom through to trees in the Carlton Gardens. Demolition material litters the ground inside the building.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 180 mm (Height), 239 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, demolition, royal exhibition building trustees
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: royale ballroom
Inscriptions: Master Plan Stage 6 - Demolition of Royale Ballroom March 5th - May/ 1st 1979 - Demolition of Northern End of Ballroom by March 9th 1979./ In background is "The Mews" and trees in Carlton Gardens.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979

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