Collection of 1956 Olympic Games material

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Tie
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Documents and books/Document/Ticket
Date Used
27 Nov 1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Souvenir programme, tie and tickets from the Olympic Games in Melbourne 1956. Programme printed in blue and white for the Rowing at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat on the 27 November 1956. Tie woven in dark blue fabric features the Olympic Torch over a map of Australia and the text:" 1956 OLYMPIC GAMES" printed diagonally throughout the fabric. Two "MAIN STADIUM" tickets dated 22 November 1956, printed in blue, marked C 12 Row J Seat 10 and 11.
Measurements
1 - Programme: H: 215 W: 135 D: 3mm (H: 8 7/16 W: 5 5/16 D: 1/8")
2 - Ticket J10: H: 90 W: 120 D: 1mm (H: 3 9/16 W: 4 3/4 D: 1/16")
4 - Tie: H: 1340 W: 80 D: 4mm (H: 52 3/4 W: 3 1/8 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
27 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2602
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Michael & Pamela Lefèbvre.

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