Record and cover - Official Souvenir Recording 1956 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony 22 November, Melbourne.

Object Type
Audio-Visual/Recorded material/Vinyl record/12" long playing record
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Brief Description
Record, 33 1/3 Long Play; "The Official Souvenir Recording // Opening Ceremony / Olympic Games // Melbourne 1956 // Highlights from the historic / A.B.C. Broadcast / of 22nd November, 1956". Complete, including plastic sleeve and card cover. Cover front features above text, Olympic Rings, and Australian Coat of Arms; cover front features quote from Pierre de Coubertin, and four paragraphs on the history of the Olympics and the occasion of the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.
Measurements
1 - Cover: H: 260 W: 255 D: 2mm (H: 10 1/4 W: 10 1/16 D: 1/16")
2 - Record: H: 248 W: 248 D: 2mm (H: 9 3/4 W: 9 3/4 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2007.53
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Brian Booth - 1956 Hockey Team.

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