Summary

A black & white photograph of the band of the Third Military District accompanying the combined choirs of the Melbourne and MacRobertson Girls' High Schools at the southern side of the temporary dais errected in front of the eastern nave of the Royal Exhibition Buildings as part of the centenary celebrations, 1 October 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, photographs, objects and research files.

Physical Description

A black & white photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image depicts the Third Military District accompanying the combined choirs of the Melbourne and MacRobertson Girls' High Schools at the southern side of the temporary dais errected in front of the eastern nave of the Royal Exhibition Buildings as part of the centenary celebrations, 1 October 1980. Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra is visible on the far right of the image seated on the dais, along with other members of the official party. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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