Myers Store Decorated for Melbourne Olympic Games, Bourke Street, Melbourne, 1956
Registration Number: MM 110479
Photographer: David Meale
View of Myer Department Store, Bourke Street, decorated with Olympic Symbol, white statues of athletes and the flags of the Olympic Nations. The clock tower of the Melbourne GPO can be seen to the left of the photograph.
This is a view of Myer Store, Bourke Street, and the General Port Office clock tower, decorated for the Olympic Games, August 1956. The photographer David Meale had been brought up in the country and only recently moved to Melbourne. He remembers 'Lots of the shops in the city were decorated to celebrate the Games. You could walk through the city just to see them.'
Contributed by Mr David Meale
Reproduction Rights: Museum Victoria