1956 Melbourne Olympics, front page of The Argus newspaper showing lighting of Olympic Flame, 23 November 1956

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Newspaper
Date Used
23 Nov 1956
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Brief Description
November 23 1956 edition of THE ARGUS newspaper, (26 pages), focussing on the Olympic Games. Two black and photos of Ron Clarke carrying the torch and lighting the flame are on the front. Headline reads "IT WAS THE SIGHT OF A LIFETIME AT OUR GAMES AS:/ FLAME BLAZES!".
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0 - Whole: H: 535 W: 385 D: 2mm (H: 21 1/16 W: 15 3/16 D: 1/16")
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Date Used
23 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.260

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