Book, British Empire & Commonwealth Games "Handbook for Competitors" - 1954

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet
Date Used
30 Jul 1954
07 Aug 1954
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Handbook for competitors at 1954 British Empire & Commonwealth Games. Twenty-five page booklet with a yellow card cover, black printed text, reads, "FIFTH / BRITISH EMPIRE / AND / COMMONWEALTH GAMES / HANDBOOK FOR COMPETITORS", plus patron and date details. Contents include history of the Games, medal holders and protocol for the Games. Handwritten on top of cover, "Winsome Cripps".
0 - Whole: H: 217 W: 137 D: 1mm (H: 8 9/16 W: 5 3/8 D: 1/16")
Date Used
30 Jul 1954
07 Aug 1954
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the children of Winsome Cripps - Lisa, Lyndall and Jason.




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