Griffiths Sweets Tin depicting the sports of the 1956 Olympic Games and a view of Melbourne city

Object Type
Domestic items/Container/Tin/Sweet tin
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Matchbox
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Griffiths Sweets Tin depicting the sports of the 1956 Olympic Games and a view of Melbourne city. Contained inside are 14 boxes of Brymay Redheads matchsticks, each depicting an olympic event - Discus (2), Running, Hockey, Shooting, Long Jump, Javelin, Fencing, Sailing, Cycling, Diving, Hammer Throw, Walking, Torch Relay.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 53 W: 272 D: 174mm (H: 2 1/16 W: 10 11/16 D: 6 7/8")
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Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2007.567.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Hilmar Ronnedal

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