Photograph of Opening Ceremony at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Large black and white photograph, aerial view of the inside of a stadium, with the athletes for all countries lined up behind their standard bearers. A marching band stands in lines behind them. "M.C.G. Main Stadium" has been handwritten on the reverse in pencil.
Measurements
H: 204 W: 259mm (H: 8 1/16 W: 10 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1259
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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