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Digital Photograph - Official Driver for Melbourne Olympic Games, Outside Home, Brighton Beach, 1956 Reg. No: MM 110171
- Description Of Content:
- Woman in uniform, standing by her father's Austin A40 car, in the front driveway.
Marlene Trenberth, dressed as an official driver for the Melbourne Olympic Games, 24 November 1956. This photograph was taken outside the Trenberth family home, in Moffat Street, Brighton Beach. Marlene Austin (nee Trenberth) says she was feeling a bit nervous. She was driving a Humvar Supersnipe for the first time, when she used to only drive her Dad's car, an Austin A40. However people at the Olympics were very kind and welcoming. She remembers driving the King of Thailand. This is a three quarter length photograph of Marlene.
- 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|
|Inscriptions:||MARLENE AS OFFICIAL OLYMPIC DRIVER 24 11 56|
|People Depicted:||Trenberth, Marlene|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Middle Brighton, Victoria, Australia, 24 Nov 1956|
|Photographer:||Mrs Patricia Stewart|