Collection of photographs associated with 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Group of 67 black and white photographs from the Australian Broadcasting Commission featuring images of Olympic Games broadcasters, reporters with athletes from various sports, dignitaries and social scenes from the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. Includes images of the Olympic pool and MCG at various stages. Hand written names, details or text notes affixed to many of the images along with two typed sheets detailing the members of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service who covered the Olympic Games.
H: 155 W: 210 D: 1mm (H: 6 1/8 W: 8 1/4 D: 1/16")
H: 150 W: 110 D: 1mm (H: 5 7/8 W: 4 5/16 D: 1/16")
H: 330 W: 210 D: 2mm (H: 13 W: 8 1/4 D: 1/16")
Date Used
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Radio.


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