Black & white aerial photograph of the Exhibition Building from south west, taken in 1956. The photograph shows the Exhibition Building, annexes, British Migrant Reception Centre and parts of the northern and southern gardens as well as some of the surrounding streetscapes.

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, annexes, car parks and British Migrant Reception Centre with Nicholson Street and Rathdowne Street at the top and bottom of the photograph and the northern and southern gardens at the left and right.

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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