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Digital Photograph - Ferris Wheel & Crowds at Royal Melbourne Show, Ascot Vale, 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 110475

Description Of Content:
View of crowds in front of carnival rides, including a ferris wheel, at a show.

This photograph shows the ferris wheel at the Royal Melbourne Show, Ascot Vale, September 1956. The photographer David Meale had been brought up in the country and only recently moved to Melbourne. He had 'never been to a city show so went to see what it was like.'
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mr David Meale
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Agricultural Shows
Tertiary Classification: rides
Inscriptions: Royal Show Sept 1956
People Depicted: unknown
Organisations Depicted: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria; Melbourne Showgrounds
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1956
Photographer: Mr David Meale

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