Eight documents, associated with 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Map
Documents and books/Document/Pamphlet
Documents and books/Document/Envelope
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
One envelope and seven pamphlets issued for the 1956 Olympic Games. Four of the pamphlets provide visitors with maps and/ or tourist information for Melbourne and Victoria, one pamphlet produced by the Victorian Chamber of Manufactures provides information about Victorian Industry, one pamphlet provides specific event information for Lake Wendouree, the venue of Olympic rowing and canoeing in Ballarat and its surrounds. Envelope is addressed "The City of Ballarat/ warmly welcomes/ its/ Olympic Visitors/ November, 1956" and features a coat of arms.
Measurements
H: 185 W: 83 D: 1.5mm (H: 7 5/16 W: 3 1/4 D: 1/16")
H: 178 W: 104 D: 1mm (H: 7 W: 4 1/8 D: 1/16")
H: 268 W: 111 D: 1mm (H: 10 9/16 W: 4 3/8 D: 1/16")
H: 210 W: 104 D: 1.5mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 4 1/8 D: 1/16")
H: 210 W: 98 D: 1mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 3 7/8 D: 1/16")
H: 237 W: 100 D: 3.5mm (H: 9 5/16 W: 3 15/16 D: 1/8")
H: 245 W: 101 D: 1.5mm (H: 9 5/8 W: 4 D: 1/16")
H: 114 W: 288 D: 1mm (H: 4 1/2 W: 11 5/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1996.3192.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Maurie Dale & Lyle Dale.

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