Slide, 35mm colour transparency - Opening Ceremony 1956 Olympic Games, Ron Clarke with torch

Object Type
Photography/Transparency/Colour
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
35mm colour transparency. Transparency features image of the M.C.G., looking towards the Southern Stand, during the Opening Ceremony of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. In the middle of the field are athletes lined up in their respective national teams. Running around the athletics track is Australian athlete, Ron Clarke, who is carrying the Olympic torch around the stadium.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 50 D: 2mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 15/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2885.3
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dr. Donald Cordner

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