Newspaper clippings relating to 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Letter/Note paper/Note
Documents and books/Document/Newspaper/Clipping
Date Used
Jan 1956-Jul 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Two newspaper clippings and one handwritten note. The Sydney Sun article, "Bill Corbett's/ SPORTS DIARY" discusses Australian boxing, the article "A threat and a promise/ Duke gets his arena 'pass' " discusses the IOC's concession for the Duke to enter the arena after opening the Games, the note is written on the back of a courtesy note and seems to quote meeting minutes.
H: 210 W: 16 D: 1mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 5/8 D: 1/16")
H: 153 W: 122 D: 1mm (H: 6 W: 4 13/16 D: 1/16")
H: 130 W: 120 D: 1mm (H: 5 1/8 W: 4 3/4 D: 1/16")
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Date Used
Jan 1956-Jul 1956
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by George Moir




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