1956 Olympic Games Souvenir Envelope for tickets

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Envelope
Date Used
22 Nov 1956-08 Dec 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A souvenir envelope. On the front of the cover is the inscription: 'THIS SOUVENIR ENVELOPE CONTAINS/YOUR RESERVATIONS FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES/NOVEMBER 22 DECEMBER 8'. Inscription is surrounded by the coats-of-arms of the Myer Emporium, and the Melbourne City Council, with the 1956 Melbourne Olympics logo situated in-between. Printed on the underside of the cover is an Olympic message from the Myer Emporium. On the outside of the pocket is the inscription: 'XVI/OLYMPIAD/1956/MELBOURNE', which is flanked by two koalas, and crowned with the Olympic rings. Inscription on the back of the envelope reads: 'WITH COMPLIMENTS OF THE MYER EMPORIUM LTD.'.
0 - Whole: H: 99 W: 162 D: 1mm (H: 3 7/8 W: 6 3/8 D: 1/16")
Date Used
22 Nov 1956-08 Dec 1956
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Phyllis Brown


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