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Photograph - Stokes Australia Ltd Exhibit, The Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition, Royal Exhibition Buildings, 1980 Reg. No: MM 124464
- Colour photograph of the Hon Angus Ogilvy being presented with the Exhibition's Gold Commemorative Medallion while visitng the exhibit of Stokes Australia Ltd at the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. He is accompanied by Mr Peter Riddell of Riddell Exhibition Promotions and the Chairman of Stokes, Mr WR Stokes. Stokes Australia Ltd manufactured the medallions.
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. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Colour photograph of the Hon Angus Ogilvy being presented with the Exhibition's Gold Commemorative Medallion by WR Stokes, Chairman of Stokes Australia Ltd while visiting their exhibit at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, between 23 September and 5 October 1980. Also present is accompanied by Mr Peter Riddell of Riddell Exhibition Promotions and a representive of Stokes Australia Ltd wearing a white lab coat.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||171 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||centenaries, royal exhibition building, medal presentations, royal exhibition building trustees, royal exhibition building centenary of opening, exhibitions melbourne international centenary 1980|
|Themes this item is part of:||Thomas Stokes, Token & Medal Maker (1831-1910), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING|
|Secondary Classification:||Commemorative Ceremonies|
|Tertiary Classification:||exhibition building centenary 1980|
|Inscriptions:||CENTENARY DAY OCTOBER 1st, 1980/ THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY EXHIBITION/ Left: Hon. Angus Ogilvy visits Stokes Australia Ltd. Exhibit - Western/ Annexe. Left to right: Mr. P. Riddell, Mr. W.R. Stokes, Chairman Stokes./ Right: Hon. Angus Ogilvy is presented with Exhibition's Gold/ Commemorative Medallion Manufactured during his visit.|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980|
|Person Depicted:||William Stokes - Stokes Australia Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Oct 1980|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Peter Riddell, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Oct 1980|
|Organisation Depicted:||Stokes (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Oct 1980|
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