Programme for athletics events at 1948 Olympic Games, 4 August

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
04 Aug 1948
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Brief Description
Booklet with tan and brown coloured cover, showing images of the Olympic Rings, a shield showing a figure hurdling, and text which reads in part ATHLETICS/ AT THE / EMPIRE STADIUM WEMBLEY / AUGUST 4TH 1948 / OFFICIAL PROGRAMME. Featured inside are the events scheduled for the day, with hand written results in pen against some events. Page 8 features the schedule for the 80 Metres Hurdles Women's Final, with the names KOEN, GARDNER and STRICKLAND written in the results field. A congratulations note to Shirley from Jack Metcalfe (team manager and Olympian) covers part of the page.
H: 208 W: 137mm (H: 8 3/16 W: 5 3/8")
Date Used
04 Aug 1948
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Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.


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