Ticket issued to Les Harley, 1956 Olympic Games main stadium and boxing events

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Ticket/Admission
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Admission ticket, numbered 4303, to the boxing events at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. Features a blue and white, oval/track-shaped emblem of the Olympics, a gold band across the centre of the ticket/card, and printed text which reads, in part, "XVI OLYMPIAD, MELBOURNE, 1956 / Main Stadium (M.C.G.) / 22 November - 8 December, 1956 / GREY SMITH STAND". The card was issued to Mr L.T. Harley, name handwritten in ink. The reverse features a gold Olympic torch and rings on a blue and white, zig-zag patterned background. Ticket has been snipped on the bottom edge to indicate that it was used.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 65 W: 84mm (H: 2 9/16 W: 3 5/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2242.44.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Les Harley.

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