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Architectural Drawing - Gallery of Life, Lower Level, Melbourne Museum, Barrie Marshall, 1995 Image Reg. No: SH 970091

Summary:
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.
Description:
Framed architectural drawing of the lower level gallery of life 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.
Acquisition Information:
Collected, 1997
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 49.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 85.50 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: D.C.M. Gallery of Life - Lower Level - M.O.V. Feb '95 -
Handwritten in pencil to left side of drawing: back of house access/ for feeding and/ maintenance; pool plant room; Underground 'grotto'/ with view through/ glass wall into pool; serviced display area; route past main/ pool through/ fern gully/ to 'grotto'
Handwritten in pencil to right side of drawing: "Clearing in forest"/ suitable for/ bird feeding/ / demonstrations etc.; entry from/ ground level/ orientation area/ to path system/ on all weather/ side ramp.
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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