Programme for 1956 Olympic Games football final & closing ceremony, 8 December

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
08 Dec 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A 16-page (cover exclusive) programme. Front cover features a black and white image of the obverse of the 1956 Olympics Victory Gold Medal. Across the back, and part of the front cover, is a colour photo print of the M.C.G. during the 1956 Olympics Opening Ceremony. Inscription 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'. Besides Closing Ceremony and Soccer Final details, the programme features a list of the 1956 Olympic Games champions.
0 - Whole: H: 190 W: 140 D: 2mm (H: 7 1/2 W: 5 1/2 D: 1/16")
Date Used
08 Dec 1956
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Hauserman Family.


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