Programme, German Gymnastics and Sports Festival August 1956

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
1956
Aug 1956
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Brief Description
Large softcover book/ programme, features a colour photograph of men in white pants and singlets marching in formation along a racetrack, most carrying large German flags, 10 carrying a large flower- wreath of the DDR logo. "FESTSCHRIFT" printed above, "II. DEUTSCHES TURN- UND SPORTFEST. LEIPZIG AUGUST 1956" ('2nd German gymnastics and sports festival/ carnival') along the LH margin, with "ERÖFFNUNG DER SPORTSCHAU/ IM NEUEN ZENTRALSTADION" ('opening of the Sport-show in the new central stadium') printed underneath.
Measurements
H: 291 W: 205mm (H: 11 7/16 W: 8 1/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1956
Aug 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1182.1
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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