Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Visit by Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124550

Summary:
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, leaving the Australia Exhibition on display in the Great Hall 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 leaving the Australia Exhibition in the Great Hall while 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. Members of the official party follow behind.
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
Themes this item is part of: 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, accompanied by the Prime Minister and Mr. COX/ leave the Great Hall.
Inscriptions: C.H.O.M.G. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Her Majesty, accompanied by the Prime Minister and Mr. COX/ leave the Great Hall.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881

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