Summary

Colour photograph of a dinner held in recognition of twenty-five years of service as a trustee by Exhibition Trustees' Deputy Chairman, Ken L. Christian, on the 16 July 1982. In this image are Ken Christian, Mrs Best, and Director of the Exhibition Trustees, John Elden, and his wife.

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

A party of four people holding glasses, and standing in front of a painting depicting women holding umbrellas. From left to right, they are Ken Christian, Mrs Best, Mrs John Elden and Mr John Elden.

Physical Description

A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.

Significance

The Exhibition Trustees' album containing this photograph provides an invaluable visual record of past maintenance and restoration work undertaken on the Royal Exhibition Buildings prior to the building being recognised with a World Heritage Listing in 2004.

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