Official Programme; 1956 Olympic Games - Athletics - Main Stadium, MCG, Saturday 1 December 1956

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
01 Dec 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A 16-page (cover exclusive) programme. Brown and white cover features the 1956 Olympics' logo, of a flaming torch planted on the location of Melbourne, on a map of Australia. The Olympic rings are above the flame. Below is the image of a javelin thrower. Inscription: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA/1956/ATHLETICS/MAIN STADIUM/(Melbourne Cricket Ground)/SATURDAY, 1ST DECEMBER, 1956/OFFICIAL PROGRAMME - ONE SHILLING'. The programme also features information on the Olympic Baseball competition.
0 - Whole: H: 188 W: 139 D: 1mm (H: 7 3/8 W: 5 1/2 D: 1/16")
Date Used
01 Dec 1956
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Phyllis Brown


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