Invitation to participate in the Melbourne Olympic Games, dated 1 Oct 1954

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Invitation
Date Used
01 Oct 1954
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Object Detail

Brief Description
White card folder embossed with the Olympic rings and coat of arms of Melbourne. There is a light blue ribbon around the spine. Inside is a white sheet printed with text and a logo and is signed. This is overlaid with a clear plastic printed sheet. The letter is an invitation to National Olympic Committees to send athletes to participate for their Countries at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. Letter signed by Melbourne Organising Committee chairman, Wilfrid Kent-Hughes.
0 - Whole: H: 290 W: 215 D: 2mm (H: 11 7/16 W: 8 7/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
01 Oct 1954
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Isaacs Family.




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