Colour photograph of the French 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
Colour photograph from an elevated vantage point looking over the French exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. The French tricolours and the signage reading 'FRANCE' is prominent either side of the main entrance into the exhhibition space, behind which stands the highly visible large model of the Eiffel Tower.
A colour photographic 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
EXHIBITION CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS/ THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ France's Exhibit - Western Annexe.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
248 mm (Width), 199 mm (Height)
Centenaries, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Exhibitions: Melbourne International Centenary, 1980, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees, Royal Exhibition Building: Centenary of Opening