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Photograph - Demolition of Royale Ballroom from West, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1979 Reg. No: MM 124241
- Black & white photograph of the Royale Ballroom during demolition, taken from the West, 6 April 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:
- View of the west side of the Royale Ballroom during demolition. Convent on Nicholson Street can be seen in the background as well as commissioned housing flats in Fitzroy.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||171 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, buildings, royal exhibition building, 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 - from West - April 6th 1979. Housing Commission high rise/ flats appear in background rear of convent.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979|