Black & white photograph showing Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra signing a visitor's book in the board room of Centennial Hall following the official centenary celebrations for the Royal Exhibition Buildings on 1 October 1980. She is accompanied by Exhibition Trustees Director Mr JC Elden, while Trustee Chairman Mr Freeman Strickland OBE is engaged in conversation with Cr. R Meldrum in the background.

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 black & white photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image depicts Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra signing a visitors' book in the Exhibition Trustees board room in Centennial Hall, following the official centenary ceremony for the Royal Exhibition Buildings on the 1 October 1980. To her left stands Exhibition Trustee Mr JC Elden, indicating something on the page of the book, while in the background to Her Highness' right Exhibition Trustee Chairman Mr Freeman Strickland, holding a small box in his hand, is talking with Cr. R. Meldrum. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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