Four tickets for 1956 Olympic Games opening ceremony, 22 Nov

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Ticket/Admission
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Four blue and green admission tickets to the Main Stadium (M.C.G.) on 22 November, 1956, to watch the Opening Ceremony for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. Each ticket features the design of a flaming torch, and the image of a male torch bearer in front of the Olympic Rings and a map of Australia. The seat numbers of the tickets are [Section] C2, Row BB, Seat 19, and, [Section] D1, Row R, Seats 8, 9, and 10. Diagram of Stadium seating arrangements features across the back of each ticket.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 90 W: 120 D: 1mm (H: 3 9/16 W: 4 3/4 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1999.3485.34
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Fin McNab.

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