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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Visit by Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124540

Summary:
Colour photograph of the arrival of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held between 30 September and 7 October 1981. She is accompanied by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, Director of the Exhibition Trustees, John Elden, and Sir John Bunting, Warwick Smith, Ken Hutchings and Brian Cox.

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:
Arrival of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser at the Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. The hall is festooned with flags of the various attending countries, while media photographers capture the moment of her arrival.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 180 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: royal visits, royal exhibition building, royalty british, police, official visits, commonwealth heads of government meeting chogm melbourne 1981
Themes this item is part of: HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), 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.M.G. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Arrival of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II/ L. to R. Sir John BUNTING, Warwick Geoffrey SMITH,/ John ELDEN, Ken HUTCHINGS, Brian COX,/ the Prime Minister.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Honourable Malcolm Fraser - Prime Minister, Australian Government, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Mr John Elden - Exhibition Building Trustees, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Sir John Bunting, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Mr Warwick Smith, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Mr Ken Hutchings, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Mr Brian Cox, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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