Photograph - Completed Centennial Hall, Directors Office, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124305

Colour photograph of the completed Office Suite in Centennial Hall, taken on 22 January 1981. 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 colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image is taken in the Directors Offices on the mezzanine floor of Centennial Hall in late January 1981, several months after the completion of the Hall. The floor is laid with orange carpet, plants are scattered throughout in polished metal cylinders and a woman in a blue dress is answering a phone at a reception desk in the foreground. Various other figures are present in the background. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 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
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: centennial hall
Inscriptions: Master Plan Stage 6/ Completed Directors Office January 22nd 1981.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881

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