Summary

Black & white aerial photograph of the Exhibition Building from south east, taken during a Motor Show in 1973. The photograph shows the building with its annexes and forecourts full of cars.

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

An aerial view of the Exhibition Building showing Nicholson Street in the bottom, right-hand corner of the photograph and Rathdowne Street in the top, left-hand corner. Buildings, roadways, gardens, trees and extensive car parking are visible, which is mostly filled with parked cars.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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