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Photograph - Centennial Hall mirror wall at Royal Exhibition Building - Reflection of Nicholson Street & eastern facade of Building Image Reg. No: MM 124345

Summary:
Colour photograph of the Grollo Fountain looking east towards the main entrance to Centennial Hall, taken in 1983. The eastern nave and central dome of the Exhibition Building is visible in the background.

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 colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image is taken from near the Nicholson Street and shows the Grollo Fountain flanked either side by two cast iron lamposts with the eastern face of Centennial Hall in the background. To the left, behind the Hall, the eastern nave and central dome of the Exhibition Building can seen. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 203 mm (Height), 251 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, buildings, royal exhibition building, building construction, royal exhibition building trustees, fountains, exterior views, royal exhibition building history of events 1980-1989
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: Centennial Hall and Gardens 1983.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1983

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