Colour photograph of the Yugoslavia exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 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.
Description of Content
Colour photograph of the Yugoslavia exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. Above the entrance to the exhibition space is various signage written in yugoslav while visible among the exhibits are examples of traditional textiles, food produce and JAT Airways, the former national carrier of Yugoslavia and current national carrier of Serbia. A trade model of a DC 10, adopted by JAT only a few years prior in 1978, carries the JAT logo on the tailplane used between 1963-1994.
A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 01/2000
Place & Date Depicted
EXHIBITION CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS/ THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ Yugoslavia's Exhibit - Eastern Annexe.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
246 mm (Width), 198 mm (Height)
Buildings, Centenaries, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees, Royal Exhibition Building: Centenary of Opening