Colour slide: 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games Closing Ceremony

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 shows the Melbourne Cricket Ground during the closing ceremony of 1956 Olympic Games. The viewpoint is from the north of the stadium, looking south over the playing field, with the Southern Stand beyond. In front of the Southern Stand is a marching band and to the right, an artillery group.
Measurements
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
1987.1711.19
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by The McEwen Family

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