Summary

Black & white aerial photograph of the western annexe of the Exhibition Building from south east, taken circa 1962. The photograph shows the southern section of the western annexe demolished between March and May 1962.

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

In the foreground is the demolition site of the southern section of the western annexe with the remaining northern section to the right hand side of the photograph. In the background is Rathdowne Street and Carlton buildings.

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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