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Interior view of Capitol Theatre, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 1924, [4] [picture] / [Walter Burley Griffin]
Bib ID 3704972
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Griffin, Walter Burley, 1876-1937
 
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Description [1924] 
1 photograph : sepia toned ; image 20.6 x 15.7 cm., on sheet 21.4 x 16.5 cm. 
Series

Eric Milton Nicholls collection.

Biography/History

The Capitol Theatre opened in 1924 and was the first picture palace to be built in Australia. It was designed by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin.

Notes

Title from acquisition documentation.

Condition: Good.

Part of the collection: Eric Milton Nicholls collection.

Inscriptions: "Kerr Bros, 533 Collins St. Melb."-- Stamped on verso.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-150172449

Vernon inventory, Pt. 1/12 No. 1[d].

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Marie and Glynn Nicholls, 2006. 
Subjects Capitol Theatre (Melbourne, Vic.) -- Photographs.  |  Motion picture theaters -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Photographs.  |  Theaters -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Design and construction -- Photographs.  |  Theater architecture -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Photographs.  |  Art deco (Architecture) -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Griffin, Walter Burley, 1876-1937  |  Griffin, Marion Mahony, 1871-1961  |  Kerr Bros
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