Book, "The Games of the Sixteenth Olympiad: Melbourne"

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
A 64-page (cover exclusive, unnumbered) magazine style publication. Cover features, along the base, a number of impressions of the obverse and reverse of the 1956 Olympic commemorative, and victory medals, arranged in a patterned design with squares of the 5 Olympic colours. Above is a large impression of the obverse of the victory medal, with the Olympic Rings emblem in the background. Title on frontispiece: 'THE GAMES OF THE/SIXTEENTH OLYMPIAD/MELBOURNE/MCMLVI/THE ARGUS AND AUSTRALASIAN LIMITED.'
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 290 W: 230 D: 5mm (H: 11 7/16 W: 9 1/16 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2293.3
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mrs Beverley Gorr.

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