Search the collections
Architectural Drawing - Aboriginal Centre, Melbourne Museum, Barrie Marshall, 1995 Reg. No: SH 970096
- 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 aboriginal centre 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
|Dimensions:||71.50 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 94.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||architecture, museum history, public gardens|
|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. Museum of Victoria - Aboriginal Centre Jan '95. 1:200.
Handwritten in pencil to left of drawing: Possible alternative/ location for Koori/ collection with/ viewing rooms./ Option currently/ being explored; Koori Collection/ held here in/ accessible storage/ with viewing rooms/ adjacent.
Handwritten in pencil to right of drawing: Indigenous planting/ with food plants/ along walkway beside...; ... Creek with sites/ suitable for eel traps/ leading to ...; ... Small lake with/ reeds around edge
Handwritten on drawing: Exhibition space.; Program/ / Temporary/ Exhibitions; Resting Greeting; Outdoor/ Performance; Indoor/ Performance; Meeting
|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|