Colour slide taken during the 1956 Olympic Games, depicting a group of female athletes, marching in formation

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 in Melbourne during the 1956 Olympic Games, and shows a group of female athletes, most wearing tracksuits, marching in formation through a suburban housing scheme (perhaps the Olympic village). Along the top edge of the slide is written "Australian Team / Practicing Marching".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 50 D: 1mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 15/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.1047.21
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE

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