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Photograph - Commemorating the State Parliament Occupation of the Western Annexe, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 9 May 1981 Reg. No: MM 124531
- Black & white photograph of a breakfast held in the Princeton Room, Royal Exhibition Building, on 9 May 1981 to commemorate the occupation of the Western Annexe by the Victorian State Parliament between 1901 and 1927.
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 black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Guests attending a breakfast in the Princeton Room, Royal Exhibition Building, to commemorate the occupation of the Western Annexe of the Exhibition Building by the Victorian State Parliament between 1901 and 1927, held on 9 May 1981.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||162 mm (Height), 241 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||royal exhibition building, commemorations, parliament houses, royal exhibition building trustees, breakfasts|
|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/ Breakfast in the Princeton Room./ Parliamentary and public service guests.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 May 1981|