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Photograph - Alcoa Austraila Exhibit, The Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition, Royal Exhibition Buildings, 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 124474

Summary:
Black & white photograph of Alcoa Australia's 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 black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
Black & white photograph of the Alcoa Australia exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. The exhibit is constructed around the central form of a pyramid comprising diamond and trinangular panels, with Alcoa Australia signage displayed on the exterior panels. Numerous exhibition attendees can be seen at the base of the exhibit, while to the right on the Alcoa exhibit can be noted the French exhibit.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 191 mm (Height), 243 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: centenaries, royal exhibition building, royal exhibition building trustees, royal exhibition building centenary of opening, exhibitions melbourne international centenary 1980
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: Commemorative Ceremonies
Tertiary Classification: exhibition building centenary 1980
Inscriptions: EXHIBITION CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS/ THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ Alcoa Australia's Exhibit - Western Annexe.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980

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