Summary

A colour aerial photograph of the Exhibition Building from the south, taken in August 1980. The photograph shows the Exhibition Building, northern car park, parts of the northern and southern gardens as well as Nicholson and Rathdowne Street.

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 with the southern part of the Carlton Gardens at the bottom of the photograph, Nicholson street at the right and Rathdowne at the left. The Great Hall and annexes are in the centre of the photograph.

Physical Description

A chromogenic photographic print on paper on the page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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