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Photograph - Construction of Centennial Hall from West, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1979 Reg. No: MM 124243
- Black & white photograph of the construction of Centennial Hall with scaffolding in place, taken from the West on 26 October 1979. Centennial Hall was constructed between August 1979 and September 1980.
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 across a large asphalted area to Centennial Hall, with scaffolding under construction. Commissioned housing flats in Fitzroy can be seen in the background behind the convent.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||190 mm (Height), 244 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||buildings, royal exhibition building, building construction, 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:||centennial hall|
|Inscriptions:||Master Plan Stage 6 - Construction Centennial Hall from West October/ 26th 1979.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979|