Summary

Black & white photograph showing several of the Exhibition Trustees with external consultants following the press conference for Centennial Hall and Gardens held on 28 July 1980. Those in the photograph include Trustees' Chairman, Mr FRG Strickland OBE, Director, Mr John Charles Elden, Mr R.D. Davidson OBE and Cr. AJ Watson, accompanied by Ms Carol Frank-Mas of Carol Frank-Mas & Associates, Landscape Architects, and Mr JH McLuckie of Meldrums, Burrows and Partners.

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 a group of six people, four of them being Exhibition Trustees, and including the Chairman, Mr FRG Strickland OBE, Director, Mr John Charles Elden, Mr R.D. Davidson OBE and Cr. AJ Watson. They are accompanied by Ms Carol Frank-Mas of Carol Frank-Mas & Associates, Landscape Architects, and Mr JH McLuckie of Meldrums, Burrows and Partners. The group are standing in two rows, at the centre of which is one of the landscape design drawings produced by Carol Frank-Mas & Associates showing the eastern aspect of the Centennial Hall from Nicholson Street. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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