Booklet published to commemorate the 1948 Olympic Games in London

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet
Date Used
1948
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Brief Description
Booklet published to commemorate the 1948 Olympic Games in London. The front cover is fawn and black and has many coloured drawings of athletes performing various sports such as running, hurdling and pole vaulting. At the centre is a gold coloured representation featuring a Greek discus thrower. Inscription on front, printed in white and red, "OLYMPIC GAMES / Athletics' PICTORIAL / SOUVENIR / LONDON / 1948 / PRICE THREE SHILLINGS & SIXPENCE".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 246 W: 183 D: 9mm (H: 9 11/16 W: 7 3/16 D: 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.982
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Australian Athletic Union

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