Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building, erected for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880-1, is one of Australian most prominent and historic public buildings. It is a monumental structure that stands in the Carlton Gardens near the centre of Melbourne as a testimony to the Victorian spirit of enterprise and industry in late nineteenth century Australia.
Designed by noted Australian architect, Joseph Reed, it is a fine early example of the use of timber in the structure and finish of a large classical style building in Australia.
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- The Royal Exhibition Building - Carlton, Melbourne