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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Arrival of The Right Honourable Lee Kuan Yew MP, Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124566

Summary:
Black & white photograph showing the arrival of The Right Honourable Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister of Singapore, 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.
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:
Arrival of Lee Kuan Yew at the main entrance to Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Buildings, for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. Lee is seen stepped out of a white delegate's car, the door being held open by a gentleman, while media and Victoria Police personal can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 205 mm (Height), 153 mm (Width)

More information

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
Original Caption: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981
Inscriptions: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Arrival of The Right Honourable Lee Kuan YEW, Prime Minister,/ Singapore.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Right Honourable Kuan Yew Lee - Singaporean Government, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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