Booklet, "The Story of the Olympic Games" c1956

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
A 16-page (cover inclusive) booklet. Printed in brown and tan ink throughout, the front cover features an idealised image of an ancient athlete holding up a flaming 'olympic' torch. Inscription: 'The story of the/OLYMPIC GAMES/ISSUED IN THE INTERESTS OF AMATEUR SPORT AND AS AN ADVANCE/SOUVENIR OF THE 1956 OLYMPIC GAMES IN MELBOURNE BY/THE OLYMPIC TYRE AND RUBBER COMPANY/Founder: Sir Frank Beaurepaire'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 212 W: 133 D: 2mm (H: 8 3/8 W: 5 1/4 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1991.2421.8
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ivy Walsh.

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