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Architectural Drawing - Gallery of Life, Upper Level, Melbourne Museum, Barrie Marshall, 1995 Image Reg. No: SH 970098

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 upper 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: Text: D.C.M. Gallery of Life - Upper Level. M.O.V. Feb. '95./ cafe/dining with outdoor terrace overlooking northern gardens/ site for temporary marquee/ walking route through tall canopy trees on planted hillock/ bridge over pools and waterfalls/ high level viewing platform/ glazed internal disabled access between exhibition levels with views into Gallery of Life/ entry from upper level to balcony to either aerial boardwalk or 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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