Postcard, 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Postcard
Date Used
1964
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Brief Description
A colour photo postcard, unused. Image of seven Japanese sailors standing atop the electronic scoreboard of the National Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games. Flashing upon the scoreboard is a famous quote by Baron Pierre de Coubertin regarding the spirit of the Modern Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 142 W: 102 D: 1mm (H: 5 9/16 W: 4 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1964
Location
In storage
Registration No
1991.2480.47
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dean F M Chamberlin.

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