Programme for 1948 London Olympic Games athletics events, 7 August

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
07 Aug 1948
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Brief Description
A 16-page (cover exclusive) programme. Purple and white cover features the 1948 London Olympics logo, comprising the Olympic rings with the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament in the background, and the image of a hurdler. Inscription: 'XIVTH OLYMPIAD/LONDON 1948/ATHLETICS/at the/EMPIRE STADIUM WEMBLEY/SATURDAY AUGUST 7TH 1948/OFFICIAL PROGRAMME ONE SHILLING'. Beside the athletics, a gymnastic demonstration by the Swedish Gymnastic Association was performed on the day.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 133 D: 2mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 5 1/4 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
07 Aug 1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
1988.2060.9
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by E R Wilson

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