A ticket for entry and seating to an aquatic event on 30 August, at the Stadio del Nuoto, or 'Swimming Stadium', in Rome, Italy, held during the 1960 Rome Olympics. Ticket features an illustration of a Roman Forum temple ruin, and illustrations of the swimming stadium, a diver, and a water polo player. The 1960 Olympics logo also features, comprising of the Olympic rings crowned by an impression of the famous Romulus and Remus suckling the She-wolf statue. Inscription reads, "GIOCHI DELLA XVII OLIMPIADE / ROMA 1960 / STADIO DEL NUOTO".
0 - Whole: H: 96 W: 219 D: 1mm (H: 3 3/4 W: 8 5/8 D: 1/16")
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 325 D: 30mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 12 13/16 D: 1 3/16")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIIth Olympiad, Rome 1960
Societa Italiana degli Autori ed Editori
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Alwyn M Harbott