Autograph book, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Autograph Book
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Small hard covered book, with green crackled pattern, gold decorative border on front, and "AUTOGRAPHS" in gold-coloured lettering on centre front. Inside book has pastel shaded pages in yellow, green, pink and blue, with many autographs from competitors handwritten in pen or pencil. Autographs collected by Percy Wandel, who worked at the Olympic Village during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 80 W: 136 D: 10mm (H: 3 1/8 W: 5 3/8 D: 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
1999.3505
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Barry Wandel.

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