Black & white photograph of the Chinese exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 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.
Description of Content
Black & white photograph depicting a display of Chinese decorative art exhibits in The People's Republic of China exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. A series of display cases are visible in the centre of the image, with several exhibition attendees admiring their contents.
A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 01/2000
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
EXHIBITION CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS/ THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ Peoples Republic of China Exhibit - Western Annexe.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
245 mm (Width), 189 mm (Height)
Centenaries, Chinese Communities, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees, Royal Exhibition Building: Centenary of Opening