Photograph - Interior of Centennial Hall, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 124302

Summary:
Colour photograph of the completed interior of Centennial Hall, taken from the north-east corner of the hall, circa October 1980. Centennial Hall was constructed between August 1979 and September 1980.

This image shows the moveable wall that divided the hall from the Eastern Annex, her depicted in closed position.

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 coloured photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image is taken from the north-eastern corner of Centennial Hall in the weeks following the Hall's completion in September 1980. The moveable wall on the western side of the Hall is closed. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 198 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, buildings, royal exhibition building, 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/ Centennial Hall from North East corner Facing: Ground Floor; amenities block, tenants suite; mezzanine; Directors office/ and Exhibition Trustees; Floor One; Convention Centre Meeting Rooms./ Right Background: Moveable wall dividing Eastern Annex, Closed.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881

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