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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Media Theatre, Western Anenxe, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124569

Colour photograph showing the media gathering to see Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II in the Media Theatre in the Western Annexel, 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.
A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Description Of Content:
View of a small group of media, seated in the Media Theatre in the Western Annexe, Royal Exhibition Building, during a visit by Queen Elizabeth II at the time of the
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. A man is speaking from a lectern in the middleground, with the media pack in front of him and Her Royal Highness and the accompanying entourage standing to the speaker's right.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 179 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal exhibition building, royalty british, prime ministers, official visits, governments, commonwealth heads of government meeting chogm melbourne 1981
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.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981
Inscriptions: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Media Theatre, Western Annexe - Visit by Her Majesty.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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