Boxed set Playing Cards - Olympic Swimming Pool, Melbourne 1956 Games

Object Type
Games and toys/Game/Card game
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Boxed set of playing cards with a colour image of the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Swimming Centre featured on front and back of packaging. Printed text on the right side that reads "OLYMPIC / SWIMMING-POOL / MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA". White writing on a red background around the edges reads "MADE IN BELGIUM", "BRIDGE" and "CANASTA". Cards enclosed feature the same image as the packaging and are sealed in original wrapper. Cards for Bridge or Canasta, made in Belgium.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 59 W: 93 D: 20mm (H: 2 5/16 W: 3 11/16 D: 13/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3896.15
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Margaret M. Wood

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