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 Japanese athlete and torch bearer, Yoshinori Sakai, standing upon a dais on the ceremonial platform of the National Stadium. He is holding the Olympic relay torch aloft, after having just lit the cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic 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
1991.2480.49
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dean F M Chamberlin.

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