Plaque celebrating Bernard Callinan, from the foyer of the Australian Gallery of Sport & Olympic Museum

Object Type
Civic mementoes/Plaque
Building and grounds/Grounds and gardens/Equipment/Sign
Date Used
Circa 1986
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Brief Description
Oval-shaped metal plaque that is brown-coloured. It features an inscription that is copper-coloured. Top features 'MCC' monogram. Underneath the body text reads 'THE CALLINAN FOYER/This foyer honours MCC past president/(1980-85) and great Australian/Sir Bernard Callinan, AC, CBE, DSO, MC,/(1913-95), who embraced the concept of a/multi-sport museum which became reality with/the opening of the Australian Gallery of Sport/on November 22, 1986. The reverse side features a handwritten black-coloured inscription. There are four threaded bolts attached to the back which secured the plaque to the former AGOS & OM building.
0 - Whole: H: 345 W: 440 D: 6mm (H: 13 9/16 W: 17 5/16 D: 1/4")
Date Used
Circa 1986
In storage
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