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- A Place & Date Depicted Ascot Vale, Australia
Digital Photograph - Ferris Wheel & Crowds at Royal Melbourne Show, Ascot Vale, 1956 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
- Contributed by Mr David Meale
|Themes this item is part of:||Sustainable Futures Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural Shows|
|Inscriptions:||Royal Show Sept 1956|
|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|