Glass bottle, contains 1956 Olympic Games athletics track sample

Object Type
Building and grounds/Grounds and gardens/Track sample
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Glass Bottle with black cap, containing a sample of "cinders", or loosened ochre-coloured ground stone from the Richmond end of the athletics track at the M.C.G., used during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 150 W: 60 D: 40mm (H: 5 7/8 W: 2 3/8 D: 1 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.726
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Eric Davies

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