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Photograph - Unveiling of the Plaque Commemorating 100 Years of Administration of the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep 1981 Reg. No: MM 124534
- Black & white photograph of the unveiling of a plaque commemorating 100 years of administration of the Royal Exhibition Buildings by the Exhibition Trustees, by the Exhibition Trustees Chairman, Mr Freeman Strickland OBE, on 30 September 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 black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Unveiling of a bronze plaque commemorating 100 years of administration of the Royal Exhibition Buildings by the Exhibition Trustees on the 30 September 1981. Present are the Premier of Victoria, the Hon LHS Thompson and Mr Freeman Strickland OBE, Chairman of the Exhibition Trustees, standing either sied of the plaque immediately after its unveiling by Strickland.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||182 mm (Height), 241 mm (Width)|
|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:||general history|
|Original Caption:||CENTENARY OF TRUST ADMINISTRATION - SEPTEMBER 30th, 1981|
|Inscriptions:||CENTENARY OF TRUST ADMINISTRATION - SEPTEMBER 30th, 1981/ The Honourable L.H.S. Thompson, C.M.G., M.P., Premier of Victoria and/ the Chairman F.R.G. Strickland after unveiling of commemorative plaque.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 30 Sep 1981|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Freeman "Free" Strickland - Exhibition Building Trustees, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 30 Sep 1981|
|Person Depicted:||Honourable Lindsay Thompson - Victorian Government, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 30 Sep 1981|