Black & white photograph of the landscape of the Centennial Gardens taken from the northern end of what was previously the Nicholson Street carpark, looking south-east, on 1 September 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.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. The image is taken from the north, looking south-east, and shows the area previously covered by the Nicholson Street carpark, now cleared, with piles of earth in the background, and trucks and earth moving equipment in use in the middleground. Royal Terrace on the corner of Nicholson Street and Gertrude Street is visible in the left background, while the city can be seen in the right background. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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