Summary

Black & white photograph showing Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra receiving a presentation from Exhibition Trustees Chairman Mr Freeman Strickland OBE in the board room of Centennial Halll following the official centenary celebrations for the Royal Exhibition Buildings on 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 Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra receiving a presentation from Exhibition Trustees Chairman Mr Freeman Strickland OBE in the board room of Centennial Hall, following the official centenary ceremony for the Royal Exhibition Buildings on the 1 October 1980. To her left stands Exhibition Trustee Director Mr JC Elden, while in the background to Her Highness' right Mr Rino Grollo, one of the donors of the Grollo Fountain in the Centennial Gardens. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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