Summary

Black & white photograph of the demolition of the West 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 the west tower with a crane to the left and the top of the tower placed on the ground in front of it. Almost half of the tower has been demolished.

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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