Colour photograph of the entrance to the the Great Hall from the eastern annexe (formerly known as the Stadium Annexe) 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 a foyer area leading to the entrance of the Great Hall from the eastern annexe, formerly known as the Stadium Annexe, in 1982. There is a wide wood panelled archway in the foreground with polished wood flooring in the foyer. Through the archway a red carpeted staircase can be seen leading down into the foyer with a large floormat at its base. In the background an open area of the Great Hall can be seen through a number of glass doors.
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.
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 01/2000
Place & Date Depicted
Printed below photograph: Entrance to Great Hall from the Eastern Annexe (formerly Stadium) 1982.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
202 mm (Width), 250 mm (Height)
Buildings, Exhibitions: Melbourne International, 1880-1881, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees, Royal Exhibition Building: Eastern Annexe, Royal Exhibition Building: Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building: History of Events, 1970-1979, Royal Exhibition Building: Stadium Annexe