Colour photograph of the stairwell in the north-east minaret of the Great Hall in 1982.

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 of the stairwell of the north-east minaret of the Great Hall in 1982. There are red carpeted stairs leading down into a foyer area with curtained glass doors to the left and another set of glass doors in the background. The stairs can be seen leadiing up to the next floor and painted white underneath. There is wood panelling on the walls with framed photographs.

Physical Description

A colour photographic 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.

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