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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Arrival of Delegates, Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124552

Summary:
Colour photograph showing the arrival of delegates to the main entrance of Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, for 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 colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
Arrival of delegates at Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Buildings, for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. Victorian police cars and motor cycles are visible in the foreground while the Grollo Fountain is reflected in the glass facade of the Hall.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 176 mm (Height), 249 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal exhibition building, police, 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.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Arrival of delegates at Centennial Hall.
Inscriptions: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Arrival of delegates at Centennial Hall.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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