Photograph - View from spectators stand Exhibition Track, North Essendon

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1950s
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Brief Description
Page from photo album. Black and white, sepia toned photograph featuring the view from the spectators stand of the Exhibition Track, North Essendon. Commentary box and loud speakers are in the centre of the track. Spectators are seated in the stands in the foreground and background and a large advertising hoarding is near the top of the adjacent hill amongst a few dwellings. Crowds are the in the stand to the left and the commentators box and loud speakers in the background. Cyclists are gathering in the centre of the track. The background shows the vacant hills around the track which displays billboards for various companies. Inscription on billboard, "INDIAN ROOT / PILLS". Photo other side = 1993.2895.46
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 240 W: 300 D: 1mm (H: 9 7/16 W: 11 13/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1950s
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2895.47
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Laurie Norris

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