Colour photograph of Exhibition Trustees Director John Elden attending his 206th and final Trustees meeting as Director at the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, on the 20 June 1985. Also in attendance are Exhibition Trustees Chairman Linton Lethlean, Director Designate Ronald Nolan, and other members of the committee, Faye Dumont, Estelle Davis, Muriel Mathers, Trevor Huggard and Leckie Ord.

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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Exhibition Trustees Director John Elden seated at a board table attending his 206th and last meeting as director, accompanied by Trustees Chairman Linton Lethlean, Ronald Nolan, Director Designate, and others members of the Trust committee at the Royal Exhibition Buildings on the 20 June 1985.

Physical Description

A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.


The ten Exhibition Trustees' albums provide an invaluable visual record of past use, history, maintenance and restoration work of the Royal Exhibition Buildings prior to the building being recognised with a World Heritage Listing in 2004.

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