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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 124547

Summary:
Black & white photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, inspecting a model of the proposed new Parliament House in Canberra while 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.
Description:
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 standing with the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, as they inspect a model of the planned new Parliament House in Canberra on display in the Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 153 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal visits, royal exhibition building, royalty british, official visits, commonwealth heads of government meeting chogm melbourne 1981, royal exhibition building history of events 1980-1989
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.M.G. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Her Majesty views model of new Parliament House Canberra.
Inscriptions: C.H.O.M.G. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Her Majesty views model of new Parliament House Canberra.
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

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