Envelope and letter sent from 1952 Olympic Games, addressed to Janet Moir

Object Type
Documents and books/Document
Date Used
18 Jul 1952
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Brief Description
Envelope marked with stamps from the 1952 Olympics. There are four from Finland and two postmarks. Front is addressed to Janet Moir and is decorated with Olympic rings and an aerial view of the stadium. Inside is a letter from George Moir written the night before the Opening Ceremony, he talks about his time in Finland. Back is also postmarked by Sydney, Melbourne and Ivanhoe post office.
H: 115 W: 160 D: 1mm (H: 4 1/2 W: 6 5/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
18 Jul 1952
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Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by George Moir




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