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- A Place & Date Depicted Jolimont, Australia
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Digital Photograph - Primary School Children Performing May Pole Routine, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Jolimont, 1954 Reg. No: MM 110349
- Description Of Content:
- Children performing en masse maypole routine in a stadium, with spectators in stands.
This photograph shows the formation of maypoles in Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1954. The contributor's mother was one of the teachers in this pageant of Melbourne school children for the Queen's Visit. The Queen drove around the perimeter of the Melbourne Cricket Ground whilst the children performed their maypole routine.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Glenys Esperson, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Glenys Esperson
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PUBLIC EVENTS|
|Secondary Classification:||Royal Visits|
|Original Caption:||M.C.G 1955 / Queens Visit Parade / Teacher - Vida Hamilton was / involved.|
|Inscriptions:||M.C.G 1955 / Queens Visit Parade / Teacher - Vida Hamilton was / involved. [inscritption bears incorrect date]|
|People Depicted:||unknown children|
|Organisations Depicted:||Melbourne Cricket Ground|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Jolimont, Victoria, Australia, 1954
Source of Date Depicted: Date of Queen Elizabeth II's first visit to Melbourne.
|Photographer:||Mrs Glenys Esperson|