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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 124541

Colour photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II leaving the Royal Exhibition Building's western annexe, accompanied by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, and Brian Cox, head of CHOGM Task Force, on her tour of the Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held 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. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser and Brian Cox leaving the western anenxe of the Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. They are passing the Australian Information Service Photographic Unit stand, visible behind them.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 199 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal visits, royal exhibition building, royalty british, 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/ Her Majesty, leaves Western Anenxe accompanied by/ Mr. COX and 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 Brian Cox, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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