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Aerial photograph of Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia v England Test match - Feb 1961

1961

Melbourne Cricket Club

Melbourne Cricket Club
Jolimont, Australia

Black and white photograph, shows aerial view of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and surrounding land, during the 5th Test between Australia and the West Indies. The Test match was played 10-15 February 1961, and on the second day of play, when this photo was taken, recorded the largest crowd ever for a day of Test cricket (at that time) - 90,800 people.

Details

  • Title: Aerial photograph of Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia v England Test match - Feb 1961
  • Date Created: 1961
  • Provenance: Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum.
  • Medium: Paper; Card

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