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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 124544
- Black & white photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, and Brian Cox, Head of CHOGM Task Force, entering the northern transept of the Great Hall on her tour of the Royal Exhibition 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 black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II entering the northern transept of the Great Hall on her visit to the Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. To her right stands Brian Cox, while on her left is the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser. A press photographer stands to the right of image, while other members of the official party follow on the image's left.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||153 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||royal visits, royal exhibition building, royalty british, official visits, commonwealth heads of government meeting chogm melbourne 1981, elizabeth, ll, 1998|
|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 enters Northern Transept, Great Hall with the Prime/ Minister and Mr. Brian COX.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|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|