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Digital Photograph - Olympic Pool Interior, Under Construction for Melbourne Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956 Reg. No: MM 110485
- Description Of Content:
- The interior of an Olympic sized swimming pool and concrete stadium under construction.
This photograph shows the interior of the Olympic Pool under construction, before the Melbourne Olympic Games in 1956. It was taken in August, just before the Games began. David would go looking to see what was happening to the Olympic construction sites on the weekend. He remembers it was a very exciting time, only 12 years after the War and a very big deal for the people of Melbourne. David says he can't imagine how he managed to get inside the construction site.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
- Contributed by Mr David Meale
|Tagged with:||olympic games melbourne 1956|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Olympic Games - Melbourne 1956|
|Tertiary Classification:||construction sites|
|Inscriptions:||The Olympic Pool under construction August 1956.|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1956|
|Photographer:||Mr David Meale|