Book, "The Games of the Sixteenth Olympiad Melbourne"

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Souvenir book featuring many black and white photos, with text, released during the 1956 Olympic Games, promoting tourism in Melbourne, and highlighting past Olympic achievements and current Australian and international athletes competing at the 1956 Games. Cover features facsimiles of the 1956 victory and commemorative medals, interspersed between five multi-coloured squares. Title page: 'THE GAMES OF THE/SIXTEENTH OLYMPIAD/MELBOURNE/MCMLVI/...'
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 290 W: 230 D: 7mm (H: 11 7/16 W: 9 1/16 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2677.12
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Diana Barnott.

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