Map of sporting venues in Moscow, 1956 Spartakiad

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Map
Date Used
23 Jul 1956
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Brief Description
A foldout pictorial map of the city of Moscow, indicating the locations of sporting venues featuring events for the 1956 Spartakiad. Spartakiad was a preliminary Games for individual sporting events, held in the U.S.S.R. during the summer before the next Olympic Games. The cover features an illustration of the city of Moscow and its Central Stadium District. Along the left side is a hoisted red flag featuring the Spartakiad emblem. The inscription in the scroll at the lower right, reads: SPORTIVNAYA/MOSKVA.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 220 W: 290 D: 3mm (H: 8 11/16 W: 11 7/16 D: 1/8")
0 - Whole: H: 440 W: 580 D: 1mm (H: 17 5/16 W: 22 13/16 D: 1/16")
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Associated Event
Date Used
23 Jul 1956
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
1999.3590.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Jessie Bull.

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