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Digital Photograph - Official Driver for Melbourne Olympic Games Outside Home, Full Length Portrait, Brighton Beach, 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 110172

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Woman in uniform, standing by the back door of her father's Austin A40 car in the front driveway.

Marlene Trenberth as an official driver for the Melbourne Olympic Games, 24 November 1956 (full length photograph). This photograph was taken outside the Trenberth family home, 15 Moffat Street, Brighton Beach. Marlene Austin (nee Trenberth), was standing next to the family car. Marlene says she was feeling a bit nervous. She was driving a Humber Super Snipe 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.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Marlene Austin, 2006
Acknowledgement:
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: staff
Inscriptions: MARLENE AS OFFICIAL OLYMPIC DRIVER 24 11 56 73
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

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