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Photograph - Melbourne Meeting Mart, Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 19 Jun 1984 Image Reg. No: MM 124659

Summary:
Colour photograph of the Melbourne Tourism Authority Meeting Mart held in Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, on the 19 June 1984. The Meeting Mart is an annual Melbourne tradeshow to promote the Victorian events industry, providing an opportunity for various exhibitors to connect with others in the sector. It is still running in 2011.

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 colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Statement Of Significance:
The Exhibition Trustees' album containing this photograph provides an invaluable visual record of past maintenance and restoration work undertaken on the Royal Exhibition Buildings prior to the building being recognised with a World Heritage Listing in 2004.
Description Of Content:
Bird's-eye view of exhibitors' stalls at the Melbourne Tourism Authority Meeting Mart held in the Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, on 19 June 1984.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 201 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, buildings, royal exhibition building, trade shows, events, royal exhibition building trustees, royal exhibition building history of events 1980-1989
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: Exhibitions & Trade Shows
Tertiary Classification: trade fairs
Inscriptions: Printed below photograph: Melbourne Meeting Mart June 19th 1984
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 Jun 1984

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