Book, "Official Guide" - 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Guide book
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
A 224-page (cover exclusive) guide book. Front cover features a gold-coloured linear profile drawing of a wreathed ancient athlete, with the Olympic Rings emblem at the upper right corner. Cover inscription: 'OFFICIAL/GUIDE/XVI OLYMPIAD, MELBOURNE, 1956'. Guidebook features detailed information regarding the Ancient and Modern histories of the Olympic Games, a programme of events, a detailed account of the venues and facilities, Olympic Games administrative information, and information regarding accommodation and tourism in Melbourne.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 138 W: 107 D: 10mm (H: 5 7/16 W: 4 3/16 D: 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2250
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Lawrence Harrison.

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