Colour photograph of a landscape design drawing showing two views of Centennial Hall, one along an east-west axis with Nicholson Street, Carlton, looking north, the other along a north-south axis from Nicholson Street, looking west onto the front of Centennial Hall, prepared by landscape architectural firm, Carol Frank Mas & Associates. The caption suggests the image was displayed at a press conference for the Centennial Hall and Gardens on 28 July 1980.

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.

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A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image depicts two proposed views of the 'Centennial Gardens' prepared by landscape architectrs, Carol Frank Mas & Associates. The top view illustrates a section through the east-west axis of Centennial Hall, and the gardens immediately to the east up to Nicholson Street. The lower view illustrates the view along the north-south axis, looking from Nicholson Street onto the eastern face of Centennial Hall, with the Grollo Fountain in the immediate foreground.

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