A 16-page (cover exclusive) programme, for the Pentathlon event at the 1956 Olympic Games, featuring a 12-page insert containing autographs of many of the competing pentathletes. Orange and white cover features the 1956 Olympics emblem, and an emblem featuring the Olympic Rings flanked by crossed palms. Inscription: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA/1956/MODERN PENTATHLON/OAKLANDS HUNT CLUB/(AND OTHER VENUES)/FRIDAY, 23RD NOVEMBER/TO/WEDNESDAY, 28TH NOVEMBER, 1956/OFFICIAL PROGRAMME - ONE SHILLING'.
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 135 D: 2mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 5 5/16 D: 1/16")
Bryce Thomas; 17 Apr 2006
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
International Olympic Committee; 23 Jun 1894
Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne
Amateur Modern Pentathlon Union of Australia
Sands & McDougall Pty. Ltd.
23 Nov 1956-28 Nov 1956