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Digital Photograph - Olympic Pool Interior, Under Construction for Melbourne Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 110485

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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
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mr David Meale
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: olympic games melbourne 1956
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
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

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