Colour photograph of the convention centre auditorium with the dividing wall partially closed, taken in January 1981. The convention centre was built during the redevelopment of the eastern annexe between April 1972 and March 1973.

This is one of 959 photographs (or images) of the Exhibition Building collated by the Exhibition Trustees as a 10 volume pictorial history of the Exhibition Building spanning the years 1880 to 1985. The pictorial history was instigated by the centenary of the Exhibition Building in 1980 and forms part of a larger Royal Exhibition Building collection of documents, photographs, objects and research files.

Description of Content

View of a large auditorium full of black plastic chairs. The stage can be seen at the far end of the room and windows with curtains closed can be seen on the left. The carpet is bright orange. The dividing wall is half closed in the centre of the room.

Physical Description

A chromogenic photographic print on paper on the page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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