Colour slide of the Melbourne Cricket Ground during the 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Transparency
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Colour slide printed on plastic with a square card surround. The picture was taken during the 1956 Olympic Games, and shows the inside of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In the foreground are spectators and in front of them the running track. In the centre of the field a game of baseball is in progress. On the opposite side of the ground is the Southern Stand with flags flying from its roof.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 50 D: 1mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 15/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.1047.4
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE

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