Print - Exhibition Building Melbourne, Framed, 1888 Object Reg. No: SH 961768

Summary:
Framed print of the Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens, from the south east. The print was created at the time of the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition which was held in the building from 1 August 1888 - 31 January 1889.
Description:
Black and white tinted view of the Exhibition Building from the south-east, gardens and shrubs in the foreground. An iron picket fence along the foreground of the print. Fine detail visible on the Building. Print is in a dark coloured wooden frame with a lighter coloured wooden insert. Cream coloured cardboard mount.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 529 mm (Height), 627 mm (Width), 32 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: prints, artworks, exhibitions, buildings, royal exhibition building, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, exterior views
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne Centennial Exhibition 1888
Tertiary Classification: drawings
Inscriptions: Printed under image lower left: PHILLIP STE?AN PH LITHO & TYPOGRAPHIC PROCESS CO LD SYDNEY NSW
Printed under image, framed by mount: CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION/ MELBOURNE 1888
Place & Date of Event: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Aug 1888 - 31 Jan 1889

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