Black & white photograph of the Royale Ballroom during demolition, taken from Gate 4 on Nicholson Street, 20 March 1979. The Royale Ballroom was demolished between March and May 1979.

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

View across a car park to the Royale Ballroom during demolition. There is a large pile of rubble on the ground on the right hand side of the photograph and a crane on the left hand side. The dome of the Exhibition Building can be seen in the background.

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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