Photograph of 1956 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, MCG

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Small format photograph of a uniformed team marching on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The image is taken from seating near the fence, and shows the Members and Western Stands in the background. A handwritten inscription on the reverse reads 'Australian Team/ Opening Ceremony/ November '56'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 67 W: 89 D: 1mm (H: 2 5/8 W: 3 1/2 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1999.3498.5
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Family of Alan Baker.

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