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- A Place & Date Depicted Jolimont, Australia
Digital Photograph - Opening Ceremony, Melbourne Olympic Games, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Jolimont, 1956 Reg. No: MM 110169
- Description Of Content:
- Crowds in a grandstand watch brass band and people marching on a sports ground.
Opening Ceremony of the 1956 Olympic Games, 22 November 1956, out on the Melbourne Cricket Ground oval. The photographer, Marlene Trenberth, was an official driver for the 1956 Olympic Games. She was admitted into several events for free, including the opening of the Games at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Marlene Austin, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Marlene Austin
|Tagged with:||olympic games melbourne 1956|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Olympic Games - Melbourne 1956|
|Tertiary Classification:||official ceremonies|
|Inscriptions:||MCG 22 11 56|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Jolimont, Victoria, Australia, 22 Nov 1956|
|Photographer:||Mrs Marlene Austin|