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Digital Photograph - Australian Olympic Team leaving Melbourne Cricket Ground, Opening of Melbourne Olympic Games, Jolimont, 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 110160

Description Of Content:
View of crowds, concrete pillars of stadium, and sports team in uniform marching through gateway.

The Australian Olympic team leaving the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the opening of the Olympic Games, 22 November 1956. Marlene Trenberth was one of the official drivers and got in to the opening for free.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Marlene Austin, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Marlene Austin
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: olympic games melbourne 1956
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Olympic Games - Melbourne 1956
Tertiary Classification: official ceremonies
Inscriptions: 242 Australian team leaving MCG after 16th Olympiad Opening Ceremony 22.11.56 78
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Jolimont, Victoria, Australia, 22 Nov 1956
Photographer: Mrs Marlene Austin

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