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Architectural Drawing - Children's Museum Area, Melbourne Museum, Barrie Marshall, 1995 Image Reg. No: SH 970124

Made: Barrie Marshall, 1995
Used: circa 1995
This drawing, with the associated drawings and concept plans, was part of the successful entry by architectural firm Denton Corker Marshall for the development of a design for the new Melbourne Museum, planned for a site adjacent to the Royal Exhibition Building in the Carlton Gardens. It was drawn by Barrie Marshall, a partner in the successful firm. The competition was conducted in 1994-95.
This drawing was hung in the Directorate of the Museum of Victoria, 222 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, from c 1996 to early 2000, when it was removed in preparation for the move to the new Museum.
Framed architectural drawing of the children's museum area at Melbourne Museum, opened in 2000. The impressionistic drawing, done in pencil and coloured chalk, is framed behind a mount of museum board and a silver metal frame. It shows an outline plan of various areas planned for the new museum, including children's museum, programmes courtyard, outdoor seating/eating, amphitheatre, openable sliding gates to Carlton Gardens.
Acquisition Information:
Collected, 1997
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 71.50 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 94.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: architecture, museum history, public gardens, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Architecture & Buildings
Tertiary Classification: architectural designs
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil below drawing: CHILDRENS MUSEUM AREA SCALE 1:200 M.O.V. D.C.M. Mar. '95.
Format: Drawing: Colour
Artist: Mr B. Corker - Denton Corker Marshall Pty. Ltd. (DCM), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995
Place & Date Used: Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1996-2000

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