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Digital Photograph - Dramatic Tableau, Coronation Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 1953 Image Reg. No: MM 110239

Description Of Content:
Performance in the Royal Exhibition Building with a giant crown above stage and the audience in foreground.

This photograph forms part of the celebrations for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, in 1953. Soldiers with muskets and 19th century uniforms fight Aborigines with spears and shields in front of a figure on a throne.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Frank Park, 2006
Contributed by Mr Frank Park
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Queen Elizabeth II Coronation
Tertiary Classification: performances
People Depicted: unknown
Organisations Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1953
Photographer: Mr Frank Park

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