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Photograph - Plaque Commemorating the State Parliament Occupation of the Western Annexe, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124522

Colour photograph of a Exhibition Trustees Director Mr John Elden standing next to a mounted plaque commemorating the occupation of the Western Annexe by the Victorian State Parliament between 1901 and 1927, unveiled by the Victorian Premier, the Hon. Richard 'Dick' Hamer on 9 May 1981.

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 photograph print on a page of a photograph album.
Description Of Content:
Exhibition Trustees Director John Elden standing next to a bronze plaque commemorating the occupation of the Western Annexe of the Exhibition Building by the Victorian State Parliament between 1901 and 1927, mounted on a stone plinth out the front of the Exhibition Building.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 253 mm (Height), 201 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal exhibition building, commemorations, parliament houses, royal exhibition building trustees, plaques
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: state parliament
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Mr John Elden - Exhibition Building Trustees, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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