Postcard of a poster. Design comprises of a stylized snowflake, on a blue field, containing the olympic rings emblem crowned by a star. This is the emblem of the Italian National Olympic Committee. An illustration of a large mountain outcrop overlooking a town represents the host city, Cortina d'Ampezzo. Inscription, within circumference of the snowflake, reads in Italian: 'VII GIOCHI OLIMPICI D'INVERNO/CORTINA D'AMPEZZO 1956'. Designed by Franco Rondinelli. It was reproduced as a postcard by the I.O.C. in 1984.
0 - Whole: H: 148 W: 105 D: 1mm (H: 5 13/16 W: 4 1/8 D: 1/16")
Organising Committee for the VIIth Olympic Winter Games, Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956
Italian National Olympic Committee; 1908
International Olympic Committee; 23 Jun 1894