Slide, depicts 1956 Olympic Games Opening 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 was taken at the Melbourne Cricket Ground during the 1956 Olympic Games, and shows the northern half of the ground, looking over the running track and playing field towards a three tier uncovered grandstand. On the playing field in the foreground, a throwing event, perhaps discus, is underway.
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
1991.2458.19
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Robert Titcher.

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