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Photograph - Construction of Centennial Hall from Northern Car Park, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 124275

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the construction of Centennial Hall, taken from the Control Tower in the Northern Car Park on 21 December 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.
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 a large car park of the north west corner of Centennial Hall under construction with most of the steel framing in place. Buildings on Nicholson Street can be seen on the left hand side of the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 190 mm (Height), 245 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: centennial hall
Inscriptions: Master Plan Stage 6 - Construction Centennial Hall from Control Tower/ Northern Car Park December 21st 1979.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979

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