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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Escorts Lounge, Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124589

Colour photograph of the Escorts Lounge in Centennial Hall, 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 the Escorts Lounge in Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held at the Royal Exhibition Building in 1981. The Lounge is much more spartan in its furnishings than either the Heads and Ministers Lounge, or the Delegates Lounge, and consists of plan wall panelling extending to the ceiling, circular tables in a central pedestal with four-splayed legs, and steel-tube framed, red upholstered chairs. A coffee machine can be seen placed on a table on the images left.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 178 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: royal exhibition building, interior views, 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
Secondary Classification: Building & Infrastructure
Tertiary Classification: views interior
Original Caption: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981
Inscriptions: C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Escorts Lounge - Centennial Hall.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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