Black & white photograph of the stairwell in the north-east minaret of the Great Hall in 1971.
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
View from the stairs in the stairwell of the north-east minaret of the Great Hall in 1971 showing a wooden handrail and railings going up the stairs and a decorative arched doorway in the background with wooden panelling above.
A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
The Exhibition Trustees' album containing this photograph provides an invaluable visual record of past maintenance and restoration work undertaken on the Royal Exhibition Buildings prior to the building being recognised with a World Heritage Listing in 2004.
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 01/2000
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Printed below photograph: Stairwell, North-East Minaret Great Hall 1971.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
250 mm (Width), 161 mm (Height)
Buildings, Exhibitions: Melbourne International, 1880-1881, Minarets, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees, Royal Exhibition Building: Dome, Royal Exhibition Building: Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building: History of Events, 1970-1979, Stairways