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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Visit by Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Reg. No: MM 124542
- Black & white photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II being welcome to the Royal Exhibition Building by the Director of the Exhibition Trustees, John Elden, at the commencement of her tour of the Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held between 30 September and 7 October 1981. Accompanying Her Majesty are the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, Brian Cox, Head of CHOGM Task Force, and Sir John Bunting.
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 shaking hands with Exhibition Trustees' Director John Elden during her visit to the Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. To her right stands Brian Cox, while behind her are the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, and Sir John Bunting.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||204 mm (Height), 153 mm (Width)|
|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 Queen Elizabeth II is welcome to Royal Exhibition/ BUilding by Director, John ELDEN./ L. to R: Mr. Brian COX, Head C.H.O.G.M. Task Force, Rt. Hon. Malcolm FRASER, Prime Minister, Sir John BUNTING.|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981|
|Person Depicted:||HM Queen Elizabeth II, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981|
|Person Depicted:||Mr John Elden - Exhibition Building Trustees, 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|