1956 Olympic Games Results and Records published by Olympic Tyre & Rubber Co.

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Printed booklet containing results of all events held at the 1956 Olympic Games. The booklet has a yellow and green cover and contains 12 pages bound by two staples. The text on the front cover reads as follows: "1956 / OLYMPIC GAMES / RESULTS AND RECORDS / MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA 1956 / Published in the interests of Amateur Sport by / THE OLYMPIC TYRE AND RUBBER COMPANY / AUSTRALIA / Founder: Sir Frank Beaurepaire". The back cover has an advertisement for "Olympic tyres" which features an illustration of the famous Classical sculpture of the discus thrower.
Measurements
(closed): H: 150 W: 110 D: 1mm (H: 5 7/8 W: 4 5/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7465.9
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by R. E. Paton

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