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Photograph - Stokes Australia Ltd Exhibit, The Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition, Royal Exhibition Buildings, 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 124465

Summary:
Colour photograph of the Stokes Australia Ltd exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 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 colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
Colour photograph of the Stokes Australia Ltd exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. Two men are posing for the camera in the exhibition space, one dressed in contemporary clothes and the other wearing late nineteenth century attire, reflecting the firms association as medallionist for both the 1880 and 1980 centenary exhibitions.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 197 mm (Height), 248 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: centenaries, royal exhibition building, royal exhibition building trustees, royal exhibition building centenary of opening, exhibitions melbourne international centenary exhibition 1980, exhibitions melbourne international centenary 1980, medallions
Themes this item is part of: Thomas Stokes, Token & Medal Maker (1831-1910), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Commemorative Ceremonies
Tertiary Classification: exhibition building centenary 1980
Inscriptions: EXHIBITION CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS/ THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ Stokes Australia Ltd. Exhibit Western Annexe - Stokes were official/ Medalist in 1880 and again in 1980.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980
Organisation Depicted: Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Oct 1980

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