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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124539

Summary:
Colour photograph of the eastern entrance to the Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held between 30 September and 7 October 1981. Surrounding the French fountain in the eastern forecourt are parked the cars of delegates, and Victoria Police escort motorcyles.

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.
Description:
A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
The eastern entrance to the Royal Exhibition Buildings, with delegates cars and Victoria Police escort motorcyclists parked out the front, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 178 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal exhibition building, police, official visits, 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
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Royal Visits
Tertiary Classification: official visits
Original Caption: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981
Inscriptions: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ The Great Hall site of the Australian Exhibition - / Police escort cyclists and delegates cars.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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