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Architectural Drawing - Amphitheatre & Children's Museum, Melbourne Museum, Barrie Marshall, 1994 Reg. No: SH 970099
- Made: Barrie Marshall, 1994
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 amphitheatre and children's museum 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 a group of people in Asian dress entertaining in an outside stage, with people sitting on tiered seats around; in the background is the tilted highly-coloured building, the Children's Museum.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected, 1997
|Dimensions:||49.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 78.50 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: Amphitheatre and Childrens Museum.|
|Artist:||Mr B. Corker - Denton Corker Marshall Pty. Ltd. (DCM), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1994|
|Place & Date Used:||Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1996-2000|