Official Bulletin, 1956 Olympic Games printed in Arabic for Iranian Olympic Committee

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
01 May 1956
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Brief Description
A two-faced paperback publication, printed in French and English on one side, and Iranian on the other side. The Iranian cover features the emblem of the National Olympic Committee of Iran, comprising of the olympic rings emblem mounted by a golden lion passant guardant with a sword in its raised paw, rising sun behind it and an Imperial crown above. French/English cover features the emblem design for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, comprising of a flaming torch mounted upon the location of Melbourne on a map of Australia. The header page, printed in French, translates as: 'Official Bulletin/of the/Secretariat-General of the N.O.C.I./on the occasion of/the celebration of the 10th anniversary/of the/National Olympic Committee of Iran/Tehran 1st May 1956'.
0 - Whole: H: 217 W: 147 D: 9mm (H: 8 9/16 W: 5 13/16 D: 3/8")
Date Used
01 May 1956
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Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by E. Purcell




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