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Photograph - Plaque Commemorating the State Parliament Occupation of the Western Annexe, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124523

Summary:
Black & white photograph of a 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.
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:
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: 198 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)

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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
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: state parliament
Original Caption: COMMEMORATION OF STATE PARLIAMENT'S OCCUPATION/ OF WESTERN ANNEXE MAY 9th, 1981
Inscriptions: COMMEMORATION OF STATE PARLIAMENT'S OCCUPATION/ OF WESTERN ANNEXE MAY 9th, 1981/ Commemorative plaque unveiled by the Honourable R.J. Hamer,/ M.P., E.D., Premier of Victoria, on May 9th, 1981 the eightieth/ anniversary of commencement of occupany.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Named: Sir Rupert Hamer - Victoria: Premier's Office, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 May 1981

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