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Photograph - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Conference Facilities, Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 30 Sep-7 Oct 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 124619

Colour photograph of the various conference facilities available in the Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held between 30 September and 7 October 1981. These include a counter for travel information and reservations, newsagent, bank and duty free shop.

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 various conference facilities available in the Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held at the Royal Exhibition Building in 1981. In the foreground, left of image, is a countered with signage 'Travel Information and Reservations', decorated with travel posters and other promotional tourist material. Also visible is a newsagent, a Commonwealth Bank counter, and a duty free shop. There are several figures in the background, right of image.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 176 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: exhibitions, royal exhibition building, interior views, prime ministers, banks, travel tourism, newsagencies, 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/ Conference Facilities - Great Hall - Travel Information,/ Newsagent, Bank, Duty Free Shop.
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1981

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