Black & white photograph showing the commemorative address given by Exhibition Trustee Deputy Chairman, Mr K L Christian, on the occasion of the centenary of the first opening of the Exhibition Building to the public on the 19 May 1980. Seated behind the lectern on the stage in the background are the Director, Mr J C Elden, Mrs J C Elden, Mrs K L Christian and Mrs A J Watson.

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.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. The image shows Exhibition Trustee Deputy Director Mr K.L. Christian delivery the commemorative address from a lectern at the front of the stage on the image left, behind which are seated the Director John Elden, his wife, Christian's wife and Mrs A J Watson. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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