Summary

Black & white photograph showing showing the laundry of 'The Residency' incoporated into 'The Mews', circa 1972.

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 exterior of the laundry attached to the former 'Residency' in the Eastern Annexe, with one of the central, minor domes of the Annexe in the immediate background. Plants and small shurbs in pots are situated around the patio area immediately in front of the laundry door.

Physical Description

A black & white silver gelatin 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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