Swap card album, containing cards related to 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Trade or swap card/Swap card album
Date Used
1956
1957
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Brief Description
A swap card album, containing 59 swap cards. The cards contained within are from three distinct sets. One set is of Flags and Floral emblems, and Flags and geographical or monumental features of 1956 Olympic Games Countries. This set was issued by the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games Organising Committee. The second is a generic Flags of the World set. The third is a playing card taped to the front cover, featuring the Union Jack. The date '1957' is handwritten on the front cover, followed by: 'FLAGS L.JONES./OLYMPIC GAMES/IN MELBOURN (sic.)/1956'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 120 W: 240 D: 6mm (H: 4 3/4 W: 9 7/16 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
1957
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.703.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Lola O'Neill

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