Dome levels 4 and 5 will be closed to the public from Monday 13 May to Friday 24 May. Visit our refreshed World of the Book exhibition from Saturday 25 May.

Mr A. E. Underwood, owner of Cup winner, Wodalla, receives the Melbourne Cup from the Governor-General (Sir William Slim), at his right is jockey Jack Purtell and next to him, trainer R. Sinclair