Black & white photograph of a breakfast held in the Princeton Room, Royal Exhibition Building, on 9 May 1981 to commemorate the occupation of the Western Annexe by the Victorian State Parliament between 1901 and 1927.
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
Guests attending a breakfast in the Princeton Room, Royal Exhibition Building, to commemorate the occupation of the Western Annexe of the Exhibition Building by the Victorian State Parliament between 1901 and 1927, held on 9 May 1981.
A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Ten photographic albums maintained by the Exhibition Trustees' provide an invaluable visual record of the history, use, changes and restoration of the Exhibition Buildings prior to the building being recognised with a World Heritage Listing in 2004.
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 01/2000
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
COMMEMORATION OF STATE PARLIAMENT'S OCCUPATION/ OF WESTERN ANNEXE MAY 9th, 1981/ Breakfast in the Princeton Room./ Parliamentary and public service guests.
Type of item
242 mm (Width), 162 mm (Height)