Booklet, "The Story of the Olympics & Mexico"

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet
Date Used
1968
12 Oct 1968-27 Oct 1968
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Brief Description
A souvenir booklet, titled, "THE STORY / OF THE / OLYMPICS / & / MEXICO". The two-tone orange cover features an image of a male runner with a stadium in the background, and white Olympic Rings in top right corner. The booklet includes information on past Australian Olympians and the host country. Numbered, perforated colour photographs of Mexico in the centre of the booklet are designed to be glued on pages describing the sites. A list, titled, "AUSTRALIA'S CHAMPIONS / ALL THE GOLD MEDAL WINNERS SINCE 1896" (pages 62-63), has been appended with a handwritten inscription in blue ink, reads, "1968 - My Maureen. Olympic Record / 80 Met. Hurdles''.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 209 W: 137 D: 5mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 5 3/8 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1968
12 Oct 1968-27 Oct 1968
Location
On display
Registration No
2001.3791.12

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