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/...'
0 - Whole: H: 290 W: 230 D: 7mm (H: 11 7/16 W: 9 1/16 D: 1/4")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
The Argus & Australasian Limited
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Diana Barnott.