Summary

Black & white photograph showing the Chairman of the Exhibition Trustees, Mr FRG Strickland OBE, speaking to the media at a press conference for the Centennial Hall and Gardens held on 28 July 1980.

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, photograph, objects and research files.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. The image shows Mr FRG Strickland OBE, Chairman of the Exhibition Trustees, addressing members of the media at a press conference for the Centennial Hall and Gardens held on 28 July 1980. A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II hangs on the wall behind him. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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