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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 124570

Summary:
Colour photograph showing Sir Shridath Ramphal, Commonwealth Secertary-General, seated with Charles Gunawardena, Director of the Information Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, Tony Eggleton, former Director of the Information Division, and two other unidentified men on the stage preparing to address the media 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.
Description:
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 five men seated on the stage in the Media Theatre in the Western Annexe, Royal Exhibition Building, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. Behind them hangs an orange and white striped curtain in front of which hangs a green stylised logo of Australia with a yellow 'C' surrounding a globe, the 1981 variant of the CHOGM logo.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 177 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal exhibition building, prime ministers, official visits, governments, 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/ Media Theatre, Western Annexe.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Mr Charles Gunawardena - Information Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Mr Tony Eggleton - Information Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Named: Ms Patsy Robertson - Information Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Person Depicted: Sir Shridath Ramphal - Commonwealth Secretariat, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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