Record of the Month (August 2012)

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Record of the Month (August 2012) is associated with St Kilda Town Hall, 99A Carlisle Street St Kilda VIC 3182 located at these coordinates -37.8685607, 144.9883854

The two images below are taken from series of records held at PROV for which the Organising Committee for the XVIth Olympiad Melbourne [1956]is the responsible agency. The image of two people fencing is part of the series VPRS 8357, a collection of photographic negatives taken at the time of the Melbourne Olympic Games in 1956. The series of photographs was created with the intent of providing public and competitors with the opportunity to purchase still photos of events. The collection has been digitised an may be accessed through the on-line index ‘Photographic negatives from the 1956 Melbourne Olympics Photograph Collection’ or browsed through the wiki at The accompanying plan from VPRS 16284, Plans and Diplomas, depicts the layout of the St Kilda Town Hall as it was used as the venue for fencing.

Record Citation: VPRS 10742/P0 Photographic Collection, Unit 8, Photograph No: A639

VPRS 16284/P1 Plans and Diplomas, Unit 17

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Agency: [[Has record agency::Organising Committee for the XVIth Olympiad Melbourne [1956] (VA 4153)]]
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Date: 1956
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Language: en
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User Tags: olympics, 1956, melbourne, st kilda, fencing

2 VPRS 16284 p1 unit17.jpg
Image of the St Kilda Town Hall as used as a venue for fencing

Further images from VPRS 10742 Photographic Collection can be found at

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