Ice hockey player at Glaciarium, Sydney, 5 June 1952

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Ice hockey player at Glaciarium, Sydney, 5 June 1952, R. Donaldson, from vintage negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 062/Item 050

The Sydney Glaciarium was the third indoor ice-skating facility built in Australia and the first in New South Wales. It opened in George Street Ultimo in July in 1907, on the site of a nineteenth century Cyclorama. Located near the railway station it was a popular sporting and entertainment venue for nearly 50 years.


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    covid convict

    • 15/Jun/2023 05:26:08 - this pic appeared in Pix on 6th September, 1952, on p. 28. It was one of a number of photos taken during a match between St. George Ex-Imperials and West Tigers that appeared in a pictorial. This chap is evidently St George player-coach Claude Hamel, a visiting French-Canadian. 'Armored like a Gladiator of the Roman era, Hamel adjusts elbow guards before donning sweater' - Pix's caption. - the Daily Telegraph, 10th May, 1952...brief item on Hamel.

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    • 16/Jun/2023 06:18:48 👍