Badge, Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A circular metallic badge with a plastic coated paper print image. Print features image of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games emblem, comprising of a flaming torch situated in the location of Melbourne on a global map of Australia. Above the horizon line, beyond/behind the torch, are the olympic rings. Text, in red, around the emblem, reads: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE 1956'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 38 W: 33 D: 5mm (H: 1 1/2 W: 1 5/16 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2299.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Keith Freeman.

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