A 16-page (cover exclusive) programme. Purple and white cover features 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games emblem, and the image of two male hockey players. Inscription: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA/1956/HOCKEY/MAIN STADIUM/(MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND)/FINAL/THURSDAY, 6TH DECEMBER, 1956/OFFICIAL PROGRAMME - ONE SHILLING'.
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 135 D: 2mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 5 5/16 D: 1/16")
H: 318 W: 238mm (H: 12 1/2 W: 9 3/8")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
International Olympic Committee; 23 Jun 1894
International Hockey Federation; 1924
Australian Hockey Association
Sands & McDougall Pty. Ltd.
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Don Lawson.