Photograph - Centennial Hall Meeting Rooms, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1982 Image Reg. No: MM 124408

Summary:
Colour photograph of the interior of the Centennial Hall meeting rooms, showing the room arranged in various formats, including in class room style, two examples of theatre style and board room set up, circa 1982.

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 depicts an interior view of the meeting rooms of Centennial Hall arranged in various formats, subdivided by sliding walls to allow for a classroom style in the foregournd, a theatre style meeting room in the middle ground and backgrounds, while the final partioned room has been arranged as a board room. There are windows with white curtains on the right of the image, with exit doors along the right side wall, between the sliding walls which are partially extended to indicate how the space can be divided. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, buildings, presentations, royal exhibition building, royal exhibition building trustees, royal exhibition building centennial hall
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: Meeting Rooms constructed between August 27th/ 1979 and September 30th 1980 set up as Meeting/ Rooms, sliding walls indicated at right; Room 1:/ classroom style; Room 2: theatre style; Room 3:/ theatre style; Room 4: Board-room set up.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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