Matilda the mascot, promotional poster for the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Poster
Date Used
Circa 1982
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Brief Description
A colour, cartoon-style promotional poster advertising Matilda, the official mascot for the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane. A smiling Matilda is featured in the centre of the poster, holding up what appears to be a white medal around her neck with the blue and red Games logo. "MATILDA" is included in large type at the top of the poster, with extra information below: "OFFICIAL MASCOT / XII COMMONWEALTH GAMES / AUSTRALIA 1982 / BRISBANE SEPT. 30-OCT.9 / SUPPORT MATILDA ~ SUPPORT THE GAMES." A small Games logo and copyright statement is in the bottom left corner.
0 - Whole: H: 835 W: 590 D: 1mm (H: 32 7/8 W: 23 1/4 D: 1/16")
Date Used
Circa 1982
Place Used
On display
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Commonwealth Games Australia


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