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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Departure of The Honourable Shrimati Indira Gandhi, Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124576

Black & white photograph showing the departure of The Honourable Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, from 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:
Departure of Shrimati Indira Gandhi from the main entrance to Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Buildings, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1981. Gandhi is in the centre of the image wearing a light coloured, patterned sari, and is flanked on either side by various delegates from the represented nations.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 153 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: royal exhibition building, prime ministers, official visits, governments, commonwealth heads of government meeting chogm melbourne 1981, royal exhibition building history of events 1980-1989
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/ Departure of The Honourable Shrimati Indira GANDHI, Prime/ Minister, 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

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