Book, "XVIth Olympiad Melbourne 1956"

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
26 Nov 1956
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Brief Description
A magazine-style book, featuring an arrangement of images of the two sides of the 1956 Olympic Games Victory and Commemorative coins, with the Olympic Rings emblem, and coloured squares. Frontispiece entitled: 'THE GAMES OF THE/SIXTEENTH OLYMPIAD/MELBOURNE/MCMLVI/...' Book promotes Melbourne as the Olympic City, with focus on its Games organisation, athlete accommodation, civic festivities, etc...
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 290 W: 230 D: 5mm (H: 11 7/16 W: 9 1/16 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
26 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1991.2480.7
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dean F M Chamberlin.

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