Programme, 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
22 Nov 1956-08 Dec 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A fold out illustrated programme for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, also featuring an illustrated pictorial map of Melbourne, history of the Olympic Games, Games preparation, and information on the Olympic Village. Title, below the Olympic rings emblem: 'OLYMPIC/GAMES/MELBOURNE/22 NOV~8 DEC 1956'. Front also features an illustration of two athletes passing a flaming torch, with a map of Australia in the background.
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 100 D: 2mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 3 15/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
22 Nov 1956-08 Dec 1956
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr S Vernon Axup.




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