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Photograph - Y.M.C.A. Inter-association Tournament Team, Sydney, 1930 Image Reg. No: SH 950029

Summary:
The photograph is of a group of approximately one hundred men, divided into six rows, posing outside the entrance to Pitt Street Congregational Church in Sydney. It was taken by Melba photographers in 1930. Almost all the men are wearing a suit and tie. The men have gathered for a Y.M.C.A. inter-association tournament.

The photograph was donated by the nephew-in-law of one of the men in the photograph, Allen Hughes. Allen Hughes was a member of the Y.M.C.A in Melbourne at the time, as was his brother Owen. The brothers lived at 113 Clarke Street, Northcote.
Description Of Content:
Sepia coloured photograph mounted on a sepia cardboard backing with a grey border around the photo. Four men seated in the front row are holding triangular banners which read "Australian Y.M.C.A."
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Richard Diggins, 1995
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.50 cm (Height), 40.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: community organisations services
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: SOCIETIES
Secondary Classification: Religious
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: On banners: Australian/Y.M.C.A./Inter-Association /Tournament/ [Illegible]/Won by [blank] 1930. Underneath the photo (not included in the image): Melba/Sydney.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Pitt Street Congregational Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930
Photographer: Melba Photographers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1930
Organisation Named: YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association), New South Wales, Australia, 1930

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