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Negative - Jolimont, Victoria, Mar 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 8023

Description Of Content:
A massed display by school children at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the visit by Queen Elizabeth II. The display appears to feature maypoles.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Edna Usher, 1990
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: dances, maypoles, royal visits, royalty, students
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Royal Visits
Tertiary Classification: performances
Organisations Depicted: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG); Queen Elizabeth II
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Jolimont, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1954
Photographer: Edna Usher, Mar 1954


Isobel clement Posted on 09 Jul 2013 7:35 AM
I am one of the children dancing and attended Errol st state school . I remember that my dress was made of pink muslin and my mother had to make for me from fabric given at the school. It was very exciting. Another world.

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