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150th Anniversary of Melbourne Cricket Ground : 20-January-2013
150th Anniversary of Melbourne Cricket Ground : 20-January-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tapestry commemorates the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (M.C.G.).

The 7 metre * 2 metre tapestry traces the history of the M.C.G. through 186 images.

The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) selected the current MCG site in 1853 after previously playing at several grounds around Melbourne. 





Address:Brunton Avenue, Melbourne Cricket Ground, East Melbourne, 3002
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.82007
Long: 144.983439
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Art
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1853
Approx. Event End Date:2003
Monument Designer:Robert Ingpen
Monument Manufacturer:Victorian Tapestry Workshop


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 23rd September, 2003
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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