Photograph - Completed Centennial Hall, Ante-room to Trustees' Board Room, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1983 Image Reg. No: MM 124308

Colour photograph of the ante-room to the Exhibition Trustees' Board Room in Centennial Hall, taken on 20 January 1983.

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 shows the view from within the board room of the Exhibition Trustees in the Centennial Hall in January 1983. The view is from the centre of the board room and through the room's entrance doorway into the Board Room ante-room. A circular white table in the background has a vase of flowers on top, while in the ante-room a man and a woman are posed looking at pictures hung on the far wall. Inside the board room, either side of the door, a series of photographic portraits are hung on the wall, and to the left is a large painting (or reproduction) depicting four nineteenth century with parasols with their backs to the viewer. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 253 mm (Height), 220 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: Ante-room Trustees Board Room - 20th January/ 1983.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881

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