Five large flags celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Games.

Object Type
Flags and signage/Flag
Date Used
Nov 2006
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Brief Description
Five large flags celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Olympic Games. Three of the flags are green with a vertical gold stripe on left hand side of flag. The green body of these flags bears a circular pattern and is printed with the text ' '56returnstothe'G/- The 50th Anniversary - ' along the flag's width. The gold stripe on the left side of the flags is printed '19 November/Victorian Olympic Council' at right angles to the other text, parallel to the shorter edge of the flag. The other two flags are maroon in colour with some gold lettering, and a white vertical stripe on left hand side of flag. The maroon body of these flags bears a circular pattern and is printed with the text 'melbourne50yearson/- The Exhibition -', whilst the white stripe is printed '16-19 November/Melbourne Exhibition Centre' at right angles to the other text, parallel to the shorter edge of the flag.
Measurements
1 - Green/gold 1: H: 1980 W: 4320 D: 25mm (H: 77 15/16 W: 170 1/16 D: 1")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
Nov 2006
Location
In storage
Registration No
2008.230
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by The Victorian Olympic Council

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