Handkerchief, 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games design

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Handkerchief
Date Used
22 Nov 1956-08 Dec 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Square handkerchief from the 1956 Olympics mounted in a black frame with glass front. Design divides the item into four squares containing the respective images: a white background with the logo of the '56 Olympics and charts of events and locations; a map of Australia with a torch coming out of Melbourne with a kangaroo at each corner; a sketch of the MCG on green background; and a map of Melbourne marked with road and railways.
0 - Whole: H: 510 W: 407mm (H: 20 1/16 W: 16")
Date Used
22 Nov 1956-08 Dec 1956
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Bronwyn & Jay Bull.




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