Colour photograph of the Malaysian exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 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.
Description of Content
Colour photograph depicting the Malaysian exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. In the foreground, two women are holding up an example of Malaysian textile work, while behind them on the wall are images of Malaysia and the slogan, 'Penang ... the holiday resort fort anyone up to a hundred!'
A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 01/2000
Place & Date Depicted
EXHIBITION CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS/ THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ Malaysia's Exhibit - Great Hall.
Type of item
250 mm (Width), 200 mm (Height)
Centenaries, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees, Royal Exhibition Building: Centenary of Opening