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Photograph of United States soldiers on the MCG, during World War II

1943

Melbourne Cricket Club

Melbourne Cricket Club
Jolimont, Australia

Black and white photograph showing a United States military parade on the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1943. In the foreground, five figures are standing in formation, and in front of them a larger group. Further away are six groups of different sizes, also standing in formation. In the centre of the image, flag-bearers are carrying the Stars and Stripes and the First Marines Division colours. In the background is the boarded-up Southern Stand. The picture has been taken from just outside the boundary fence.

Details

  • Title: Photograph of United States soldiers on the MCG, during World War II
  • Date Created: 1943
  • Provenance: Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum.
  • Medium: Paper; Emulsion

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