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- A Place & Date Depicted West Footscray, Australia
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Digital Photograph - Monsanto Chemicals Basketball Team, Lunch Time Practice, Footscray West, 1956 Reg. No: MM 110492
- Description Of Content:
- Men playing basketball. One man is holding a basket ball close to his body, away from another player behind him, next to hoop. There are buildings and a water tower behind them.
This photograph shows the Monsanto Chemicals basketball team practicing at lunch time, September 1956. The company team played in night competitions, the 'Business Houses Night Competition'. The photographer David Meale remembers 'At this time lots of activities were associated with work.' In the background was the new research laboratory under construction. The water tower is also in the background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
- Contributed by Mr David Meale
|Themes this item is part of:||Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Chemicals - Industrial|
|Tertiary Classification:||sports teams|
|Inscriptions:||September 1956 Alan Boase, Bob Rizzoli, John Fisk|
|People Depicted:||Boase, Alan; Rizzoli, Bob; Fisk, John|
|Organisations Depicted:||Monsanto Chemicals Australia Ltd|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||West Footscray, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1956|
|Photographer:||Mr David Meale|