Certificate presented to Melbourne Cricket Club By City of Melbourne - 'All Nations Avenue of Flags' - re. unsuccessful 1996 Olympic Games bid

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Certificate
Date Used
Circa 1990
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A certificate presented on watermarked cream paper. Text printed in black, with the Melbourne City Council coat of arms at the top edge and a gold seal with two blue ribbon tails at the lower edge. Presented to the Melbourne Cricket Club by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, in recognition of the contribution made by the club in sponsoring the flags which were hung around Melbourne as part of the unsuccessful bid for the 1996 Olympic Games. Inscr: "Lord Mayor's Office / City of Melbourne / The City of Melbourne extends its gratitude to / Melbourne Cricket Club / for the sponsorship of the / 'All Nations Avenue of Flags' / The flags of the Olympic nations have flown proudly / over the City's Northern gateway as a result of your / organisation's contribution. / The Bid is now behind us but out spirit of commitment to / Melbourne continues. / The success of this project exemplifies community / support for Melbourne as a great international city. / Richard Wynne [-signature] / Richard Wynne / Lord Mayor / [seal-] SEAL OF THE LORD MAYOR / MELBOURNE". Presentation folder is M3711.2
0 - Whole: H: 296 W: 210 D: 1mm (H: 11 5/8 W: 8 1/4 D: 1/16")
Date Used
Circa 1990
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