Programme for 1956 Olympic Games rowing events, 24 November

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
24 Nov 1956
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Brief Description
A 16-page rowing programme for the 1956 Olympics. Purple and white cover features the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games emblem and an illustration of a man rowing. Inscription: "OLYMPIC GAMES/ MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA/ 1956/ ROWING/ LAKE WENDOUREE, BALLARAT/ SATURDAY, 24TH NOVEMBER, 1956/ OFFICIAL PROGRAMME - ONE SHILLING".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 215 W: 135 D: 2mm (H: 8 7/16 W: 5 5/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
24 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1991.2423.16
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Australian Rowing Council.

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