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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Australia Exhibition, Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Reg. No: MM 124613
- Colour photograph of CHOGM visitors inspecting the 'Australia Exhibition' in the Great 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 two CHOGM visitors of African heritage inspecting the 'Australia Exhibition' in the Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held at the Royal Exhibition Building in 1981. The man is holding a long brush made of a light-coloured animal hair in his left hand, a glass in his right hand, as he views an image of a platypus and koala. He is accompanied by a woman with tightly braided hair weaing a navy blue jacket and turquoise dress.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||200 mm (Height), 254 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions, 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|
|Primary Classification:||ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING|
|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/ Visitors Australia Exhibition - Great Hall.|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981|