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The Bradman Collection Museun, Adelaide, Australia

Thursday 15 Jan 2009

HASSELL hits a 6 with Bradman Collection

The Bradman Collection Museun by HASSELL in Adelaide, Australia
The Bradman Collection Museun by HASSELL in Adelaide, Australia The Bradman Collection Museun by HASSELL in Adelaide, Australia
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New museum at Adelaide Oval 

In the late 1960s Sir Donald Bradman was persuaded to place much of his personal material in the State Library of South Australia. Fifty-two scrapbooks documenting his playing career were catalogued and mounted in chronological order. In return Sir Donald donated a significant number of personal items of memorabilia to the library including various bats, balls, trophies, clothing and other pieces which became known as the Bradman Collection.

It was originally Sir Donald’s wish that a home for the collection might one day be found at Adelaide Oval and this took place in August, 2008 to coincide with the centenary of his birth.

The Bradman Collection Museum follows his progress from club cricketer to the international stage. It notes his rise to hero status in the 1930s and how that status has been maintained. It explores his major role in cricket administration and provides glimpses of the family man and all-round sportsman.

Hassell worked closely with the Library and SACA to design a contemporary museum of international standards that is unique, functional and user friendly.

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