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Photograph - Royale Ballroom from Gate 4 Nicholson Street, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 124230

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the Royale Ballroom before demolition, taken from Gate 4 on Nicholson Street 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 an empty car park to the Royale Ballroom. There are parked cars in the foreground and the dome of the Exhibition Building can be seen on the left of the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 178 mm (Height), 241 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, royal exhibition building, building construction, car parks, 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 Gate 4 Nicholson Street February 1979.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979

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