Badge with image of Jon Henricks, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Jewellery/Pin/Lapel pin
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Round souvenir badge of metal and paper from the 1956 Olympic games. The badge is white with a green simplified laurel design, with 1956 OLYMPIC GAMES at the top. In the centre of the badge is a black and white photograph of Jon Henricks (Swimming), with his name and sport written underneath in black on yellow. The back is metal with a simple straight pin attached just under the rim at the top and projecting past it at the bottom.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 38 W: 32 D: 7mm (H: 1 1/2 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1995.3136.9.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Garry Powell & family.

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