1956 Olympic Games official programme with map and drawings of venues

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


Brief Description
A folded pamphlet featuring an illustration of an ancient athlete passing a torch to a modern athlete, with a map of Australia in the background and the Olympic Rings emblem situated above. Title: OLYMPIC/GAMES/MELBOURNE/22 NOV~8 DEC 1956. Pamphlet is sealed in a plastic wrap, and is mounted and framed.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 270 W: 160 D: 33mm (H: 10 5/8 W: 6 5/16 D: 1 5/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.1039.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE

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