Summary

Black & white photograph of the Qantas 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 of the Qantas exhibit at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. Exhibition attendees can be seen gathering around the exibits, particularly the Rolls Royce aero engine at the front of the exhibition space, and underneath the replica Avro 504K biplane suspended about the exhibit.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

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