A 32-page (cover exclusive) programme featuring on the cover, an image of Melbourne from the Yarra River, and the Olympic Rings emblem. On the back is a photo image of the 1956 Olympic Games Commemorative Medal, designed by Andor Meszaros. Programme entitled: OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE 1956/OPENING/CEREMONY/MAIN STADIUM (MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND)/THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22ND 1956 AT 3.00 P.M./OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAMME/TWO SHILLINGS.
0 - Whole: H: 277 W: 213 D: 3mm (H: 10 7/8 W: 8 3/8 D: 1/8")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
International Olympic Committee; 23 Jun 1894
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE