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.
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 133 D: 2mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 5 1/4 D: 1/16")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XIVth Olympiad, London 1948
International Olympic Committee; 23 Jun 1894
International Amateur Athletic Federation; 1912
Swedish Gymnastic Association
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by E R Wilson