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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Arrival of The Honourable Shrimati Indira Gandhi, Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Reg. No: MM 124564
- Black & white photograph showing the arrival of The Honourable Shrimati Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of Great Britain, at 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.
- A black & white silver gelatin print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Arrival of Shrimati Indira Gandhi at the main entrance to Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Buildings, for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. Gandhi is seen stepped out of a white delegate's car, the door being held open for her by a gentleman, while Victoria Police personal and other figures can be seen in the background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||205 mm (Height), 153 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||royal exhibition building, prime ministers, 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|
|Inscriptions:||C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Arrival of The Honourable Shrimati Indira GANDHI, Prime/ Minister, Republic of India.|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981|
|Person Depicted:||Honourable Indira Gandhi, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981|