Programme, 1956 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Large booklet with a dark green cover, features a colour photograph of the river and the city. A set of colour Olympic Rings sit above the heading "OLYMPIC GAMES/ MELBOURNE 1956", with "OPENING/ CEREMONY/ MAIN STADIUM (Melbourne Cricket Ground)/ THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22nd 1956 at 3.00 p.m./ Official Souvenir Programme", printed below.
Measurements
H: 280 W: 225mm (H: 11 W: 8 7/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1165
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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