Book - Official Guide XVI Olympiad, Melbourne 1956

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Guide
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Guide book to the Melbourne Olympics. The cover features a gold sketch of an athlete - half head in profile - multi-coloured Olympic Rings, and black printed text 'OFFICIAL/ GUIDE/ XVI OLYMPIAD, MELBOURNE, 1956'. The booklet provides information on a variety of topics including the Games lapel badges and medals, competing countries, and diagrams of all venues.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 140 W: 106 D: 8mm (H: 5 1/2 W: 4 3/16 D: 5/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2000.3670.2.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Edmond Worsley

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