Photograph - Construction of Centennial Hall, Office Suite, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 124304

Summary:
Black & white photograph of the final stages of construction of the Centennial Hall Office Suite, taken on 19 September 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. The image is taken on the mezzanine floor of Centennial Hall in late September 1980 in the final weeks of construction of the Directors Offices. The walls and ceiling are almost completed and the floor is covered with plastic drop-sheets for painting, strewn with various construction material. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 184 mm (Height), 242 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 construction office suite - September 19th, 1980.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881

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