Black & white photograph of the demolition of the East Tower of the Royale Ballroom, 18 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

A view of a demolition zone with a wrecking ball having just passed through part of the East Tower. A man stands to the right of the photograph observing and the dome of the Exhibition Building can be seen in the background to the left of the photograph.

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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