Black & white photograph of a commemorative plaque, taken circa 1980. The plaque commemorates the conferrment by Queen Elizabeth II of the title Royal Exhibition Building on the occassion of the centenary of the opening of the Exhibition Building, 1 October 1980.

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.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. The image depicts the plaque commemorating the conferrment by Queen Elizabeth the II of the title Royal Exhibition Building, previously known as the Exhibition Building, on 1 October 1980. The Exhibition Chairman, Director and Trustees are named on the plaque. There is no caption below the photograph.

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