Summary

Colour photograph of guests at the EOCA Dinner for outgoing Exhibition Trustees Director John Elden held at the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, on the evening of 19 June 1985. Elden is seated at the table, centre right.

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

Guests seated and standing at the end of a table posing for a group photograph at the at the EOCA Dinner held for Elden in the Royal Exhibition Buildings on the evening of 19 June 1985. They include Richard Slade, Kevin and Kerrie Mayo, Exhibition Trustees Chairman Linton Lethlean, Robbie Yallouz, Ken Hore, Ken English, Hardy Maher, Johnnie Walker, John Duval, Graeme Marston, outgoing Exhibition Trustees Director John Elden, Mel Campbell and Kevin Johnson.

Physical Description

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

Significance

The ten Exhibition Trustees' albums provide an invaluable visual record of past use, history, maintenance and restoration work of the Royal Exhibition Buildings prior to the building being recognised with a World Heritage Listing in 2004.

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