Newspaper clipping, 1954 Royal Visit Children's Display

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Newspaper/Clipping
Date Used
05 Mar 1954
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Discoloured newspaper page, with prominent black and white aerial photo of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The stands are full of spectators and the word "WELCOME" has been spelt out across the oval with six vertical lines above and below it. The printed black text reads, in part, "CHILDREN'S WELCOME TO THEIR QUEEN / Wildly excited school children spelled out the word "welcome" on the Melbourne Cricket Ground...". Reverse has various articles printed on it in black printed text that reads, in part, "Secret talks with Mau / Kenya war end / now in / sight....".
0 - Whole: H: 218 W: 360 D: 1mm (H: 8 9/16 W: 14 3/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
05 Mar 1954
Place Used
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Joy Allsopp (nee Hill).



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