Programme, 1956 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Booklet/Programme
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
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Brief Description
A 32-page (cover exclusive) programme. Green cover, featuring Olympic Rings emblem and a colour photo image of Melbourne, on the front, and a photo image of the obverse of the 1956 Olympic Games commemorative medal, by Andor Meszaros, on the back. Inscription on front: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE 1956/OPENING/CEREMONY/MAIN STADIUM (MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND)/THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22ND 1956 AT 3.00 P.M./OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAMME/TWO SHILLINGS'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 275 W: 212 D: 3mm (H: 10 13/16 W: 8 3/8 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
22 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2566.3

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