Colour photograph of the arrival of HRH Princess Alexandra to Centennial Hall at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, taken on the occasion of the centenary of the Buildings on 1 October 1980. HRH Princess Alexandra, wearing a blue dress and hat, greets notable guests as she disembarks from the Rolls Royce.

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 colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image depicts the arrival of HRH Princess Alexandra at Centennial Hall at the Royal Exhibition Buildings on 1 October 1980 as part of the centenary celebrations of the Buildings. Wearing a light blue dress and hat, HRH Princess Alexandra is in the centre of the image, having disembarked from a black Rolls Royce, and is being introduced to notable guests waiting to receive her. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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