Programme - 1956 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony 8 December at the MCG

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
08 Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A 16-page (cover exclusive) programme. Front cover features a black and white photo of the obverse of the 1956 Olympics Victory Medal, and a part of a colour photo image of the Opening Ceremony, continuing across the whole of the back cover. Text on front: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE 1956/FOOTBALL FINAL/AND/CLOSING CEREMONY/SATURDAY, DEC. 8, 1956, 2-15 P.M./MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND/PROGRAMME. ONE SHILLING'. Beside the Soccer and Closing Ceremony information, the programme features a list of all medal recipients from the 1956 Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 190 W: 140 D: 2mm (H: 7 1/2 W: 5 1/2 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
08 Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1987.1762.5

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