Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, Main Stadium, admission ticket for 22 November

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Ticket/Admission
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Thin cardboard ticket, off-white with green, blue and black printing. Image of Olympic Rings and torch with printed text that reads, in part, 'MAIN STADIUM / MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND / XVI OLYMPIAD, MELBOURNE....'. In the bottom left-hand corner is the seat designation 'D 1' and the date 'Nov. 22 1956'. Ticket has been ripped along a perforation down the right-hand side. Top corner features a map of Australia, an athlete running with a torch and the Olympic rings. A floor plan of the stadium seating is printed on the reverse.
0 - Whole: H: 90 W: 122 D: 1mm (H: 3 9/16 W: 4 13/16 D: 1/16")
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Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Arthur H. Lonnquist





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