LP Record & cover - 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Object Type
Audio-Visual/Recorded material/Vinyl record
Date Used
1956

Brief Description
A 33-1/3 r.p.m. long play vinyl album containing a recording of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. Catalogue number is "LA - 5010" and the album was released through Radiola Records. The label on the record is purple with printed gold text. The cover of the album sleeve is white with a blue border and features the Olympic Rings and the City of Melbourne Coat of Arms. The printed black text on the cover reads in part "THE OFFICIAL SOUVENIR RECORDING / OPENING CEREMONY / OLYMPIC GAMES / MELBOURNE 1956".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 252 W: 255 D: 1mm (H: 9 15/16 W: 10 1/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2948
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ann O'Halloran

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