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Photograph - At Home to Ken Christian & John Elden, Royal Exhibition Building, 18 May 1985 Reg. No: MM 124813
- Colour photograph of John Elden, Director of the Exhibition Trustees, and his wife Betty arriving at the 'At Home' celebration for Ken Christian and John Elden held at the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, on the evening of 18 May 1985.
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:
- John and Betty Elden arriving at the 'At Home' to Ken Christian and John Elden held at the Royal Exhibition Building on 18 May 1985. John Elden is wearing black-tie, while Betty Elden is wearing a red with blue polka dot dress, pearls, and holding a fur overcoat and blue handbag.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 2000
|Dimensions:||202 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||social functions, royal exhibition building, dinners, functions, royal exhibition building trustees, 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:||ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING|
|Secondary Classification:||Social Functions|
|Inscriptions:||AT HOME TO KEN CHRISTIAN AND JOHN ELDEN MAY 18TH 1985/ - ARRIVAL JOHN AND BETTY ELDEN|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1985|
|Person Depicted:||Mr John Elden - Exhibition Building Trustees, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1985|
|Person Depicted:||Mrs Betty Elden, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1985|