Book, "Official Guide" - 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
A small, 224 page book. Front cover features a linear profile drawing of a wreathed ancient athlete. At the upper right corner are the Olympic rings. Inscription reads: 'OFFICIAL/guide/XVI OLYMPIAD, MELBOURNE, 1956'. Features: a history of the Games - ancient and modern; Olympic records; names, locations, and diagrams of, and programmes for every 1956 Olympic venue; and much tourism information.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 135 W: 108 D: 9mm (H: 5 5/16 W: 4 1/4 D: 3/8")
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Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.16

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