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Digital Photograph - Bagpipe Band Performing at Coronation Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II, Exhibition Building, Carlton, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110244

Summary:
Black & white digital image of a bagpipe performance held in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, as part of the coronation celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II in 1954.

A stage has been erected in the southern transept of the Building on which the band are performing, and above them a large crown marked ER II can be seen suspended above the stage.
Description Of Content:
Bagpipe band performing on stage at the Royal Exhibition Building with a giant crown in top of photograph.

This image shows a bagpipe band performing at Coronation Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, in 1954.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Frank Park, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mr Frank Park
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: royal visit to australia 1954, royal visits, royal exhibition building, royalty british, scottish cultural activities, royal exhibition building history of events 1950-1959
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- )
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Queen Elizabeth II Coronation
Tertiary Classification: performances
People Depicted: unknown
Organisations Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1953
Photographer: Mr Frank Park
Person Commemorated: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954

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