Colour photograph showing members of the public congregating in front of the eastern nave of the Royal Exhibition Buildings, immediately south of Centennial Hall, following the official centenary celebrations on 1 October 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 colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image depicts a crowd gathered in front of the eastern nave of the Royal Exhibition Buildings following the official centenary ceremony on the 1 October 1980. A blue banner with white text is hung across the entrance to the Exhibition Buildings which reads 'The Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition', with the dates 1880 and 1980 in the upper corners. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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