Summary

Black & white photograph showing guests at the centenary commemorative reception of the first opening of the Exhibition Buildings to the public on the 19 May 1980. The group of guests comprises Exhibition Trustee Cr. A J Watson, Mrs S R Birch, Mr H N Warren, secretary of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Mrs H N Warren, Colonel S R Birch OBE, administrator of the National Trust, and Major General Ken Green, OBE, secretary of the Premier's Department (1972-82)

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.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. The image shows six guests at the centenary commemorative reception held on 19 May 1980 to recognise the centenary of the first opening to the public of the Exhibition Buildings. The group consists of Exhibition Trustee Cr. A J Watson, Mrs S R Birch, Mr H N Warren, secretary of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Mrs H N Warren, Colonel S R Birch OBE, administrator of the National Trust, and Major General Ken Green, OBE, secretary of the Premier's Department (1972-82). There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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