Programme for 1960 Olympic Games swimming events, 30 August

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
30 Aug 1960
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Brief Description
A 32-page (cover exclusive) programme, featuring an orange cover with a photo image of the Stadio del Nuoto, used for the swimming events at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games, and a printed reproduction of an ancient Roman mosaic featuring two figures swimming. Title, predominately in Italian: 'GIOCHI DELLA XVII OLIMPIADE/ROMA MCMLX/NUOTO/NATATION - SWIMMING/PALLANUOTO - WATER POLO/4/30 AGOSTO/PROGRAMMA UFFICIALE'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 298 W: 150 D: 2mm (H: 11 3/4 W: 5 7/8 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
30 Aug 1960
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2627.103
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by S G Knott.

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