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")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
International Olympic Committee; 23 Jun 1894
International Amateur Athletic Federation; 1912
Amateur Athletic Union of Australia
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Phyllis Brown