1956 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Programme

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Programme
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Brief Description
A 32-page (cover exclusive) programme. The green cover features on the front, a central colour photo image of the Melbourne city skyline from the banks of the Yarra River. Below the Olympic rings emblem, at the top of the cover, is the inscription: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE 1956/OPENING/CEREMONY/MAIN STADIUM (Melbourne Cricket Ground)/THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22nd 1956 at 3.00 p.m./Official Souvenir Programme/TWO SHILLINGS'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 273 W: 215 D: 3mm (H: 10 3/4 W: 8 7/16 D: 1/8")
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Date Used
22 Nov 1956
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.8.3

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