Colour photograph of the dining area of the Delegates 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.
Description of Content
View of the dining area of the Delegates Lounge in Centennial Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held at the Royal Exhibition Building in 1981. The dining furniture consists of steel tube framed chairs with burgundy upholstery, white table clothes cover the circular tables which are adorned with small pyramids of yellow folder napkins. Orange and white striped wall hanging covers the lower portion of the wall while a multitude of paper globe lights hang from the ceiling.
A colour photographic print on a page of a photograph album. There is a printed caption below the photograph.
Ten photographic albumbs maintained by the Exhibition Trustees' provide an invaluable visual record of the history, use, changes and restoration of the Exhibition Buildings prior to the building being recognised with a World Heritage Listing in 2004.
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 01/2000
Place & Date Depicted
C.H.O.G.M. SEPTEMBER 30TH - OCTOBER 7TH 1981/ Delegates Lounge - Centennial Hall.
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
253 mm (Width), 177 mm (Height)
Buildings, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Melbourne, 1981, Exhibitions: Melbourne International, 1880-1881, Governments, Interior Views, Prime Ministers, Royal Exhibition Building, Royal Exhibition Building Trustees