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Photograph - Centennial Hall Meeting Rooms, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, circa 1982 Image Reg. No: MM 124409

Colour photograph of the interior of the Centennial Hall meeting room 2, the convention centre auditoirum, arranged in the hollow circle conference set-up as it was for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held at Centennial Hall between 30 September and 7 October 1981.

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.
A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. The image depicts Centennial Hall's meeting room 2, the Convention Centre Auditorium, in the same set-up as it was arranged for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in September and October 1981. The room is orange carpeted with a large hollow circle table with chairs placed centrally in the room. On the table are name plates denoting the seating for the various commonwealth countries attending. Those visible include Grenada, Ghana, The Gambia, Fiji, Cyprus, Canada and Britain. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, buildings, royal exhibition building, conferences, royal exhibition building trustees, royal exhibition building centennial hall, commonwealth heads of government meeting chogm melbourne 1981
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: centennial hall
Inscriptions: Meeting Room Two: Convention Centre Auditorium./ Hollow circle conference set-up as at C.H.O.G.M./ September 30th to October 7th 1981.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1982
Organisation Named: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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