Colour photograph of crowds in the northern foyer of the Royal Exhibition Building during the Sun News Pictorial Homes Show held between 18-26 August 1984.
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
View of the interior of the northern foyer of the recently completed additions to the Royal Exhibition Building showing the crowds attending the Sun News Pictorial Homes Show held at the Exhibition Building in August 1984.
A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
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.
Place & Date Depicted
Printed below photograph: Homes Show '84 Crowd scene in Northern Foyer.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
250 mm (Width), 201 mm (Height)
Buildings, Convention Venues, Exhibitions: Melbourne International, 1880-1881, Home Shows, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees, Royal Exhibition Building: History of Events, 1980-1989