A gold rimmed drinking glass with MCG illustration & ACI Olympic Year Ball 1956

Object Type
Domestic items/Glasswear/Drinking glass
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
A gold rimmed drinking glass with enamel illustrations and text on face, in black and green. On front is an impression of the Olympic rings emblem. Around it is the text: 'ACI/OLYMPIC/YEAR BALL/1956'. On the back is an impression of the M.C.G., with text below reading: 'MAIN STADIUM/MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND/ACCOMMODATION 120,000'. This drinking glass was presented to every A.C.I. employee present at the 1956 staff ball held at the M.C.G.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 103 W: 65 D: 65mm (H: 4 1/16 W: 2 9/16 D: 2 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1987.1497.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by The McEwen Family

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