Flag, 1956 Olympic Games torch relay convoy car

Object Type
Flags and signage/Flag
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Flag for the official vehicle convoy of the 1956 Olympics. Cream with black text and coloured olympic rings sewn on. Text reads "OLYMPIC / TORCH RELAY / OFFICAL CAR". A manufacturers label is attached to the lower right corner and reads in part "EVAN EVANS / Pty Ltd / Manufacturers..." Reverse is identical but does not have a manufacturers label.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 305 W: 482 D: 1mm (H: 12 W: 19 D: 1/16")
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Associated Person
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1996.3205
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Marcus Marsden.

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